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Instead of reheating failed job-creation strategies like tax breaks for corporations, Howard’s Democracy Collaborative helps low-income workers build democratic, worker-owned companies that offer living-wage jobs in America’s depressed cities—and a personal stake in America’s future.
We first learned about Howard’s work with Democracy Collaborative from an interview in Baltimore’s Urbanite. You can listen to a podcast featuring Howard on The Marc Steiner Show. Howard also co-wrote and article about the Cleveland model for The Nation this year, and we’ve been keeping tabs on Cleveland’s cooperative model as well.
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