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My Red Light aims to become the Netherlands’ first official cooperative of prostitutes, where they have a say about their work schedule and the design of the rooms, and even train for managerial positions.

“One of the things we have changed in recent years is that instead of talking about what is good for prostitutes, we have started to talk to them,” said Jasper Karman, spokesman for Amsterdam’s mayor, Eberhard van der Laan.

This moment belongs to us. Help us build economic democracy in Berkeley!

Last year, you answered the call to support a resolution for the promotion of worker cooperatives at Berkeley City Council. Due to your support, we are currently working with the City of Berkeley to write an ordinance that will prioritize worker cooperatives! 

Young cooperators all around the globe are already building more equal, fulfilling and caring workplaces. WE OWN IT! is a campaign powered by CICOPA that aims to spread stories about cooperatives and cooperators to young people around the world. We want to inspire the next generation to create more caring, cooperative jobs and enterprises run by and for people.  Stay tuned: WE ONW IT! will be launched soon!

The Cuban government has ordered the closure and liquidation of a fast-growing financial services co-operative, Scenius.

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