Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
left perspectives on worker co-ops; benefits of banning abortion clinic speech buffer zones; more!
Frann Michel hosts this Bastille day episode, and we hear these segments:
Bill Resnick and Norm Diamond discuss worker-cooperative businesses and their significance for the left. Do they prefigure the democratic production of socialism and empower participants? Or are they fragile small businesses that either become as cutthroat as other capitalist enterprises to survive, or else fail after having distracted their members from more promising mass organizing?