Visions of the new economy movement are as diverse as the players involved in creating it. At TESA, we keep an open mind about the ideas, initiatives, and tactics employed to move us beyond capitalism. The task is too big for any one ideology or action plan and surprising, successful contributions come from all corners[…]
For the last couple of years we have been putting together an ethical, co-op shopping guide for the holidays. Below is this year’s awesome co-op holiday gifts list for those who want inject a little justice into their festivities.
Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t also give a shout out to our own Co-opoly: The Game of Cooperatives, or our new fast-paced card game Loud & Proud! And there is so much more in our store, along with some great holiday deals.
The holidays are here. While it’s wonderful to be with family and friends, we also know it can be stressful to juggle limited free time, find exciting presents, and feel confident your hard-earned dollars are going to good use.
Seeking an originalist argument to justify your outcry over wealth inequality? Look no further.
Arguments over the intentions of the Founding Fathers are usually relegated to important yet rarified fields like constitutional law. In circles like those, it is taken seriously whether or not we can divine guidance on complicated social issues—gay marriage, campaign finance, civil liberties and so on—from the central players in our national mythology.
Co-opoly teaches the essential cooperative skills needed for a successful democratic workplace. Our friends at Actus saw the value of our game right away and began adapting it for use in South Korea. We’re very excited to announce that they have licensed and produced a localized edition of Co-opoly called Let’s Co-op! Actus is a[…]
Yesterday, Truthout published my* op-ed on how working mothers should stop trying to fit themselves into the inhuman mold created by traditional businesses. Instead, I believe democratic workplaces, such as worker cooperatives, offer an alternative to women: the chance to shape their work environment to their needs. You can read the article here: Work Should[…]