The Laura Flanders Show

Catastrophes, Cooperatives, and Capital

Episode Summary

Six years later, in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, something unexpected rose up out of the devastation in the Rockaways-- worker-owned businesses.

Episode Notes

Six years ago Superstorm Sandy hit, Lorena Giron and Brendan Martin of The Working World, an organization focused on starting and sustaining cooperatives in low-income communities, reports on the WORC's that emerged out of the devastation. And noted Marxist geographer and anthropologist, David Harvey. Music Spotlight: “New Laughter Mode (The Way In)” by Laraaji and Audio Active. November 27th join Laura & guests - New Economy Screenings: Survival Socialism Support theLFShow