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Add free, open Cooperatives courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation MIT non-degree Prof. J. Phillip Thompson Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Special Topics in Media Technology: Cooperative Machines MIT non-degree Prof. Cynthia Breazeal Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Curl, John. 2014. The Co-op Conspiracy. Homeward Press.

Nembhard, Jessica Gordon. 2014. Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice. (see video here: State College, PA: Penn State University Press.

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"Beyond the Bottom Line" A 30 minute documentary about a little known twist on the American Dream – businesses in which workers own the stock, reap the profits and decide for themselves how the company runs.

"Democracy in the Workplace" In this half hour video, the worker-owners of three Bay Area businesses show what it's like to work collectively and deal with problems in a truly democratic way. These businesses are managed solely by their employees.

Freundlich, Fred and Mikel Lezamiz. 2009. Fred Freundlich and Mikel Lezamiz (Mondragon) PART 3 of 4 speaking at The Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma Ca 2009. Sonoma, CA:

Lewis, Avi and Naomi Klein. The Take. (Documentary film about how workers in Argentina are taking over the factories abandoned by their owners after their country is devastated by economic crisis).

"The Mondragon Experiment" A BBC Docmentary from the 1980s about the origins and growth of the Basque cooperative corporation, including a short history of the Rochdale cooperatives that inspired

Noire, Jai J. 2011. This Way Out: A Guide to Starting a Worker Cooperative. ( Mighty Small Films.

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MTA - Mondragon Team Academy. 2015. MTA - Mondragon Team Academy: We make our dreams become true by creating team learning cooperatives. Basque, Spain: .

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Castells, Manuel with Paul Mason (interviewer). 2001. Alternative Economic Cultures. London, England: BBC.

Riley, Theresa. 2013. How Worker-Owned Companies Work. March 22.

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American Worker Cooperative. 2011. Occupy the Workplace: A Film Series on Worker-Owned Cooperatives.

Around 125 worker cooperatives affected by the earthquake in Spain. 2011. Unas 125 cooperativas de trabajo afectadas por el terremoto de Lorca. May 5. (Around 125 worker cooperatives have been affected by the magnitude 5.1 earthquake, which occurred Wednesday 11th May with the epicenter in the town of Lorca (Spain). According to the president of the Worker Cooperatives Union of Murcia (Ucomur), Juan Antonio Pedreño, who is also President of COCETA (Spanish Confederation of Worker Cooperatives), there is no knowledge of people injured within the cooperatives so far, although they have reported serious damage to buildings). Lorca, Spain: Spanish Confederation of Worker Cooperatives.

Cooperative youth conference scheduled for June. 2012. Cooperative youth conference scheduled for June. May 24. Illinois: The Southern

Curl, John, and Richard Wolff. 2012. Interview with John Curl about his book 'For All The People: Uncovering the hidden history of cooperation, cooperative movements, and communalism in America.'. ("Last Monday at radio station KPFA I recorded a 40 minute radio interview with radical economist Richard Wolff about my book 'For All The People: Uncovering the hidden history of cooperation, cooperative movements, and communalism in America.'" - John Curl). September 15. New York, NY: Economic Update on WBAI.

Davidson, Carl. 2010. Mondragon Diaries: Five Days Studying Cutting-Edge People and Tools for Change.

Kell, Chris. 2014. Cooperatives: Chris Kell reports on the Spring Gathering of the Quakers and Business Group. April 25. London, England: the Friend.

MacLeod, Scott. 2015. Cassia (genus): Cooperatives and an academic program as service, Collaboration between a) Mondragon University Team Academy, b) Finland TA c) a "cooperative startup companies' entrepreneurial undergraduate major" (14 courses over 4 years?) at CC MIT OCW-centric WUaS (as part of a liberal arts major) which is planning to accredit in most countries in their languages, and d) ISSIP grand challenge, Basque language and Basque country World University and School, Euskara (Basque language) Wikipedia. May 21. Canyon, CA: .

MacLeod, Scott. 2015. Senna siamea: Cooperatives wiki subject page at WUaS, Basque language and Basque country WUaS, Euskara (Basque language) Wikipedia, Mondragon Team Academy where Students Create Cooperatives with Specific Pragmatic Company and Entrepreneurial Startup Targets Every Year, Mondragon University's Team Academy (MUTA) and WUaS collaborations for a WUaS undergraduate major?, WUaS ISSIP Grand Challenge and these, MIT OCW-centric WUaS wiki projects in Spanish, in Turkish, in Arabic plus, Cooperatives are generally owned by their workers, who vote, and which legal structures, country to country, are typically very egalitarian, WUaS to help create especially Information Technology online cooperative companies. April 26. Canyon, CA: .

Making it Our Business: Co-ops on the Rise. 2012. Making it Our Business: Co-ops on the Rise. September 11.

Marszalek, Bernard. 2012. The Meaning of Mondragon. July 13.

Nkambule, Nomthandazo. 2012. School cooperatives have been established. 25 May. Mbabane, Swaziland: Swazi Observer.

Pipe, Theresa and Linda Rosen (Co-Curators). 2011. Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley – A Noble Venture. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Historical Society.

Richmond Coop Loan Fund Event. 2013. Richmond Coop Loan Fund Event. Richmond, CA: City of Richmond.

Roberts, Chris. 2012. Medical Marijuana Users Don't Need to Be Marijuana Farmers, Court Says. San Francisco, CA:

Trejo, Matt. 2013. A failure to cooperate. Berkeley, CA:

University Avenue Association, John Soloman, and Allen Stross. 2008. “How Berkeley Can You Be?” Exhibit. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Historical Society.

Worker Cooperatives. 2012. Worker Cooperatives. Berkeley, CA: East Bay Express.

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Curl, John. 2013. John Curl on the History of Cooperatives and Communalism in the US. January 12.

George, Paul and Mary Colleen Klein. 2012. Open the Gates. (A people's history of the 1930s - Inspired by Rodin - Told by Paul George of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center). Stanford, CA: Peninsula Peace and Justice Center.

Localism Over Consolidation. 2014. Localism Over Consolidation: An Exploration of Public Broadband Options. NewAmericaFoundation Youtube channel.

Noire, Jai Jai. 2011. This Way Out: A Step By Step Guide To Starting A Workers Cooperative. Berkeley, CA: East Bay Media Center.

California Cooperative Conference

‪Role of Cooperative Incubators in Transitioning Workers to Management Roles- WAGES‬

‪Como crear y controler los presupeuestos du su cooperativa - Calif Coop Conference 2012‬

‪Developing A Budget For A Food Cooperative (Stuart Reid)‬

‪Cheese Board Archive ‬- ‪5 Min version with Spanish/English subtitles‬

‪The Cheese Board Collective - 2012 Archive Review (23 Minute Version)‬

‪The Emilia Romagna Cooperatives in Italy‬

‪John Restakis, Keynote Presentation California Cooperative Conference 2012‬ (@17:35 Japan and their health care coops)


Brancaccio, David. 2010. Fixing the Future: NOW visits US communities using innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity. (Local, sustainable jobs and cooperatives). PBS.

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American Worker Cooperative.

The California Center for Cooperative Development. 2011. The California Center for Cooperative Development (CCCD) Resource Organizations. Davis, CA: CA Center for Cooperative Development.

CoFED - The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive. 2014. CoFED - The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive. (CoFED is a network and training program that empowers students to create ethically-sourced, cooperatively-run food enterprises on college campuses). Oakland, CA:

CoopNetwork. 2014. CoopNetwork: Supporting & Promoting HOUSING CO-OPS.

HCoop: The Internet Hosting Cooperative. 2012. HCoop: The Internet Hosting Cooperative. Cambridge, MA: HCoop: The Internet Hosting Cooperative.

The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives - NoBAWC. 2011. The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives. (The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives or NoBAWC (pronounced "no boss") is a grassroots organization of democratic workplaces dedicated to building workplace democracy in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond). Oakland, CA:

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HCoop Wiki. 2012. Welcome to the HCoop Wiki. (This is the Internet Hosting Cooperative's space for maintaining documentation of interest to our members, as well as for any visitors curious about who we are, what we provide, and how we operate. Everyone, including both members and non-members, is invited to create and edit appropriate pages). Cambridge, MA: HCoop: The Internet Hosting Cooperative.

The Toolbox for Education and Social Action Academy. 2014. The Toolbox for Education and Social Action Academy. North Amherst, MA:

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Flyer seeking degree-oriented, WUaS students: 'Quaker-informed World University & School seeks friendly, undergraduate students for free, online, Greatest Universities-centric, bachelor’s degrees to apply in the autumn of 2013, for matriculation in autumn 2014' - - and accessible here, also - WUaS holds open, electronically-mediated, hour-long, monthly business meeting on the second Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time, in the manner of Quakers - email if you'd like to participate.

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Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

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World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

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Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. .

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World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

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