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What is a cooperative?

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What is a cooperative? One description of a cooperative is "a jointly owned enterprise engaging in the production or distribution of goods or the supplying of services, operated by its members for their mutual benefit..”1 The economist Richard Wolff notes that “ cooperative ownership, cooperative purchasing, cooperative selling, and cooperative labor have all been labelled co-ops”2. Cooperatives are not necessarily worker owned, worker managed, or worker directed.


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Wavell Watson

Software Consultant, Vulk.Coop
Wavell Watson has been professionally developing software for 23 years. He has spent the numerous years studying game theory and other business expertise in pursuit of the perfect organizational structure for software co-operatives. He also founded the Austin Software Cooperatives... Read More →

Saturday August 19, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
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