NewsMediaOnline on Sep 21, 2013
Amid the precarious jobs market in the US, a group of workers in one Chicago factory have taken matters into their own hands. When faced with losing their jobs they decided to take the business over from the bosses.Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from the factory in Chicago.
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More power to the workers! These cooperatives need to spread all over.
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Great story! Way to go…signs of social transition, a healthy trend.
There is an alternative to capitalism.
Very inspiring story. Hope the youth and older workers learn that this, too, can happen in their towns/cities.
Hear, hear Lo. excellent post.