Submitted by Ant at March 22, 2018 at 9:03 AM in memer
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Also, this is why worker cooperatives > consumer cooperatives. Consumer cooperatives would only strive to make the burger cheaper. They don't care at all about the well-being of workers.
Do you have any good reading to-hand about this? I've been talking about starting something for a few years now but the fear of trying to meet rent demands and falling into the "business-as-usual" trap puts me off even trying.
I've visited a handful of places that fit a model I like, but it seems the only way they have that freedom is through ownership of the property/land or surviving on donations (of labour and/or money).
This handbook made by the Network of American Tech Worker
Cooperatives might be what you're looking for.
DemocracyAtWork.info -- but that's mostly regular economics
The title was originally the title of a book:
Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard D. Wolff
Available wherever fine books are sold.