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Left Out is a monthly podcast produced by Michael Palmieri and Dante Dallavalle. Through interviews with writers, academics, union organizers, policy makers and activists, the show aims to dig deeper into important economic and political topics.
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Jan 18, 2018

In this episode of Left Out, we sat down with Kali Akuno — the co-founder and co-directer of Cooperation Jackson. We discuss the emerging network of worker-owned cooperatives and the people behind it building an alternative, solidarity-based economy inside the majority-black and impoverished city of Jackson, Mississippi.

We then diver deeper into the different types of worker-owned cooperatives that makeup Cooperation Jackson; the importance of developing cooperatives with clear political aims; and the need for a nationwide network of cooperatives and solidarity economic institutions as a viable alternative to the exploitative nature of our current economic, social, and environmental relations.

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Jan 18, 2018

In our next episode of LEFT OUT we sit down with Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson and spoke to him about his new book, Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi. Here is a short clip from that interview.  

 

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