Starting a Workers’ Cooperative: A Scientific Process of Brainstorming, Prioritizing and Planning

Unfortunately, the stereotype of workers’ cooperatives is of a group of hippies creating a coop while flying by the seat of their pants. But in today’s (and yesterday’s) failing capitalist economy such an approach would be like spitting in the wind. This article shows the surprising rigor with which a proposal to start a workers’ coop must go through to be viable. What we call “Disaster Socialism” needs to have a clear definition of what it is doing, develop a list of priorities, weigh the pros and cons of a proposal and then make a plan for carrying out the best proposal.
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