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Laura Flanders Show: Catastrophes, Cooperatives, and Capital

Laura Flanders Show: Catastrophes, Cooperatives, and Capital

November 18, 2018

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways– worker-owned businesses. Six years later, we get an update from Lorena Giron and Brendan Martin of The Working World, an organization focused on starting and sustaining cooperatives in low-income communities. We also hear from noted Marxist geographer and…

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Social Security Reform

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