Crossfire of a Hurricane: Abolition Movement Meets Workers’ Co-ops

Frederick Douglass’ three-year stay in England made him many new friends.

Besides the millworkers in England he met and interacted with the founders of the first cooperative movement there. While the workers were very interested in his book describing his years in slavery, like the workers, Douglass was also interested in start-up worker cooperatives to see what practical effect it might have in Yankeedom.

Read in GEO Co-op

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