Chris Hedges: The Radical Transformation of Jackson, Mississippi

Chris Hedges: The Radical Transformation of Jackson, Mississippi

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“Cooperation Jackson is an emerging network of cooperatives and grassroots institutions that aim to build a “solidarity economy.” By seizing on the crisis and weak links of modern capitalism and building on the historic struggles for racial equality by the black people of Mississippi, Cooperation Jackson has created a model we can all learn from.” — Richard Moser, “Jackson Rising: At Last, a Real Strategic Plan“, Black Agenda Report, Jan. 30, 2018

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Mar 4, 2018

Kali Akuno, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Cooperation Jackson, discusses the radical transformation of Jackson, Mississippi through capitalism and the socialist alternative, Cooperation Jackson.

See also:

Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi

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