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#26-20 Worker-Owned Businesses … and Cooperative Economics

Cooperative Economics is older than capitalism, and it is also the wave of the future, says Kate Washington, on her daughter’s radio program. They discuss different forms of worker ownership and the history and principles of this movement.

Host(s): Rashida Burch-Washington; also Democracy at Work
Featured Speakers/Guests: Kate Washingtons is CEO of OWN Rochester – a city-created nonprofit to promote worker ownership of businesses in Rochester, New York. Rashida Burch-Washington hosts the program Humpday Hustle on WXIR-LP (and is the station’s Manager).

Credits: Interviews by Rashida Burch-Washington of community radio WXIR-LP and the team of Hosts Cinar Akcin, Larry Fenster and Kevin Gustafson; contact: allthingscooppodcast[at]