Could forming worker-owned cooperatives assist with  economic recovery?
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Could forming worker-owned cooperatives assist with economic recovery?

Small Systems Guild  Was a Software Worker Owned Coop In the 1980’s: An example of financing a startup with sweat equity. We Wanted to be Like a Medieval Craftsman’s Guild and the local Food Coop I was a co-founder and the Executive Director of “small systems guild” (yes, all lower case) in Ann Arbor, Michigan…

Mutual Aid Crowd Financing During COVID-19
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Mutual Aid Crowd Financing During COVID-19

Kerrytown is an Ann Arbor neighborhood which is home to wonderful restaurants, shops and the Ann Arbor Food Co-op. When I relocated back to Ann Arbor after 10 years in New York City last year, I was really happy to discover new vegan restaurants in the neighborhood. But there is much more to this story….

Financing Broadband: Mutual Aid in the Time of COVID-19
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Financing Broadband: Mutual Aid in the Time of COVID-19

Update: $65 billion is coming for Broadband Infrastructure Stay tuned for the launch of Broadband.Institute in 2022. We are creating a peer to peer platform cooperative for people to learn how to build Community Owned infrastructure for real Broadband in an #OpenInternet. If you are in Michigan, join us at MichiganINTER.net and talk to us…