From American Worker Cooperative http://www.american.coop comes Jai Jai Noire’s long-awaited This Way Out: a Guide to Starting a Worker Cooperative (2 DVDs $30). Interviews with representatives of many US co-operatives that are meeting their ‘triple bottom line’ accounting standards. Source videos free on Jai Jai’s youtube channel.
One of these is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69HzkYtBNP4&feature=plcp in which political observer and analyst Texan populist Jim Hightower talks to filmmaker Noire. The 4-minute clip is titled ‘Swim Against the Current (Even Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow)’. Hightower is famous for saying ‘Agitators are what gets the dirt out of the laundry.’
Also see http://www.american.coop/node/91 for ‘The Business of Co-operative Education: Saint Mary’s University’s Master of Management — Co-operatives and Credit Unions’ a 2005 paper by faculty of this international postgraduate degree program (www.mmccu.coop). MMCCU and Saint Mary’s, located in Halifax, are co-sponsoring the Imagine 2012 International Conference on Co-operative Economics www.imagine202.coop (Quebec City, Oct. 6-8).