In The Year 2525

The Author todayIn The Year 2525, If Man Is Still Alive, If Woman Can Survive, They May Find Limited Liability Worker Cooperatives


In 1886, then Senator Leland Stanford introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate to authorize the formation of cooperative worker associations in the District of Columbia.  In an interview with the New York Tribune shortly thereafter, he asserted “I have always been fully persuaded that, through co-operation, labor could become its own employer.” Co-operation of Labor, Leland Stanford (May 4, 1887) at 2.  Senator Stanford’s vision may soon be realized if two members of of the California Assembly have their legislative way. 

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