ShiftChange 2013

SHIFT CHANGE, the wildly popular documentary about cooperative work is out!
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At a time when many are disillusioned with big business and growing inequality, employee ownership offers real solutions for workers and communities. SHIFT CHANGE visits thriving U.S. cooperative businesses and the Mondragon Cooperatives in the Basque Country of Spain, sharing on-the-ground experiences and observations from the worker-owners on the front lines of the new economy.

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[quote]Any new economy that is more just, democratic and green must open the door to more democratic forms of ownership.  Shift Change nimbly moves from the successful cooperatives of Mondragon, Spain to efforts to build cooperatives across the United States. –John Cavanagh, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies, co-chair of the New Economy Working Group[/quote]

[quote]A brilliant new film that documents the spirit of worker cooperatives, from the best kept secret of Mondragon in the Basque Country of Spain, to successful worker coops in the U.S. –Jeff Johnson, President, Washington State Labor council, AFL-CIO[/quote]

[quote]Shift Change offers us living examples of what a productive, just, and sustainable economy can look like. –George Cheney, Professor of Communication, Kent State University, author of Values at Work[/quote]

[quote]Shift Change brings you behind the scenes at some of the most exciting cooperative successes in Europe and the United States….showing that another economy is possible. –Sarah Van Gelder, Executive Editor, YES! Magazine[/quote]