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We are in Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

We are in Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

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... Continue Reading

Where next after Covid-19?A co-operative outlook in the USA

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... Continue Reading

Socialism: An American Story, feat. the Law Center's Ricardo Nuñez

Socialism: An American Story, feat. the Law Center's Ricardo Nuñez

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.  Continue Reading

Statement About Coronavirus Prep & Prevention at the Law Center

Statement About Coronavirus Prep & Prevention at the Law Center

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... Continue Reading

Pandemic Crash Shows Worker Co-ops Are More Resilient Than Traditional Business

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.) Continue Reading

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