May Day 2021: Celebrating Organized Workers

Society does not exist without workers.

May 1, 2021 • Cooperatus

Our post from last year: May Day 2020 - Cooperatus I just want to say one basic thing, partly as an economist, partly as a human being. One of the tests of any econom...

Worker Cooperatives and COVID-19

Starting a new worker cooperative in the "Age of Coronavirus"? Yeah, we're doing that.

Sept. 1, 2020 • Cooperatus

Starting a business of any kind during a global pandemic, let alone a worker cooperative, seems difficult. Add how our starting membership are doing this for the first time. Then tack on the d...


*wolf whistle*

Aug. 5, 2020 • Cooperatus

Hello, Reader. We're glad you’re here. Posts from us not about tech or workers may seem out of place in this blog, but they will all relate in some way to subjects Jessie touches on in cl...

Black Lives (more than) Matter

Despite what your racist uncle says.

June 17, 2020 • Cooperatus

Right now a majority of people around the world are tired of being stuck in homes, worried about a deadly global pandemic, stressed about jobs and the future, and also? Still being killed ...

Why a Worker Cooperative?

Because there is another way!

June 5, 2020 • Cooperatus

Why not form a "normal" corporation? We formed Cooperatus because we wanted to work on projects we could enjoy and perhaps believe in, to set our own hours, to contrib...

May Day 2020

On International Workers' Day, we reflect on the history of the labor movement, and stand in solidarity with our comrades around the world.

May 1, 2020 • Cooperatus

Why May Day? May 1st is International Workers' Day, otherwise known as Labour Day or (more popularly) May Day, and is a worldwide celebration of the contributions the labor movement has ...