COVID-19 News and Resources

We know this is a highly unsettled and uncertain time. We are all grasping for clarity and comfort as we self-quarantine and check in (virtually) on loved ones and colleagues.  Know that our remote-first team is fully operational and here to support our clients in whatever way we can. We will be regularly compiling relevant …

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Collectivism in the Face of Crisis

I won’t soon forget the events of the past week. I watched the world around me completely change in the span of four days as the novel corona virus took hold in the U.S. We are now on track to follow the same path as Italy and it’s hard to grasp and process how much …

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Cuba and Cooperatives (Part 3): Social, Economic, Racial, Gender and Sexual Justice Through Constitutional Reform

Information derives from a lecture by Cuban Criminal Justice and Cooperative Attorney Oldalys Perex Martinez, on January 15, 2020 We’re mainly taught in the U.S. that Cuba is “ruled” by a militaristic, one-party, authoritarian regime (e.g. links intentionally omitted).  The on-the-ground perspective in Cuba is quite different; so too are the facts. Cuba’s people democratically …

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Jason Wiener and others respond to the end of employee ownership at New Belgium in this Fifty by Fifty article

In the poignant introduction, Jessica Rose, the Director of Employee Ownership Programs at The Democracy Collaborative expresses her thoughts on the transformative power of employee ownership and the questions that the end of employee ownership at New Belgium brought up for her. To learn about Jason Wiener’s insightful response, read his article, Let’s Not Let …

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California Codifies Lessons Learned from #MeToo

On October 10th California Governor, Gavin Newsome signed bills AB9 and AB51 – both to increase protections for workers. Both bills were inspired by and are direct responses to the #MeToo movement.  AB51  Bill AB51 prohibits employers from conditioning employment on acceptance of a mandatory arbitration agreement and retaliating against employees who choose not to …

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