Buy the Twins, Then Build a Stadium

Date: 31 Dec 1996 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Buy the Twins, Then Build a Stadium by David Morris December 31, 1996 The baseball debate in Minnesota has put the cart before the horse. Playing baseball outdoors is a grand idea. But fans are not being asked to finance a new stadium for the pleasure of watching ball played in its natural habitat but to … Read More

Making Workers Owners

Date: 1 Aug 1995 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Making Workers Owners by David Morris August 1, 1995 In 1983 Jack Stack and a group of managers bought the Springfield Renew Center, a bankrupt division of International Harvester with 119 employees. They invested $100,000 and carried $8.9 million in debt. That left no room for mistakes. To survive Stack adopted a simple yet far reaching … Read More

The People Vs. Corporate Farming

Date: 28 Mar 1995 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The People Vs. Corporate Farming by David Morris March 28, 1995 On April 1st family farmers and their supporters will rally in the tiny city of Unionville, Missouri. Their goal? To educate America about the connection between pork chops, democracy, economic efficiency and the future of rural communities. Their story deserves to be heard. Here’s the … Read More

The Mondragon System: Cooperation at Work

This 1992 report by David Morris is a review of the Mondragon Cooperative in Spain. The report examines cooperative structure, management, education, finance, and banking.

The Mondragon Cooperative Corporation is a 35 year old experiment in building a comprehensive cooperative society in which labor plays the primary and dominant role. The Cooperative Group has amassed technical, managerial and financial resources comparable to those of a major corporation and used those resources to further social as well as economic goals that emphasize the importance of community and small and medium scale enterprise.

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