We want to recognize the outrage and grief of this moment. It is justified. We feel it, too. Though we can’t find the perfect words to share at this moment, our hearts are heavy as we witness the terror of white supremacy and state violence that has characterized our nation...
By Chad Small, CoopNews Excerpt: Jay Cumberland, Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by the eBay Foundation and attorney with theSustainable Economies Law Center(SELC), says interest in co-ops grew prior to the pandemic. This was in response to concerns about business succession as a ‘silver tsunami’ small business owners near retirement. But...
Check out the Law Center's Director of Economic Democracy, Ricardo S. Nuñez, in the documentary trailer for Socialism: An American Story! He is quoted starting at the 1:53 mark, "More voice for the workers actually benefits the company."
Watch the trailer on Facebook or Vimeo.
May 2020 UPDATE: Due to ongoing shelter-in-place orders, the Law Center has extended our practice of moving all our events online until further notice. In light of developments around the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) here in California, as of March 10, 2020, the Law Center will be suspending all public in-person events and moving...
By Brian Van Slyke, TruthOut
Excerpt: “In fact, as documented by the Sustainable Economies Law Center, there is a growing body of evidence that shows across the world, cooperatives in general are a more resilient business model.”
Read the full article here.
(Originally published May 8, 2020.)