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An introduction to worker co-ops

They work, they make money,
they provide real employment

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An interview with Richard Wolff

“What do you call a system that takes the richest country in the world and renders half its population poor or low income?”

This question and others addressed by Richard Wolff.

Here’s something you probably never hear about from the US news media and you’ve never heard from a US politcians: Worker co-ops.

One of the most prosperous regions of Italy – and the world for that matter – Emiglio Romagna has 40% of its employed in worker coops.

This includes the cities of Bologna, Parma

It’s the home of companies like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, and Ducati.

The GDP per capita in around $40,000 US a year, roughly equivalent with the US.

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