Number of Americans in citizen-controlled co-op/credit unions and worker owned companies

May 9, 2015

120 million Americans are involved in citizen-controlled cooperatives and credit unions, and that there are 11,000 worker owned companies in the United States.

 

Source: Originally from America Beyond Capitalism by Gar Alperovitz (the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative) Referenced in interview/article: The Mayday Books and Hub Bike Co-ops in Minneapolis, MN by Neal Gorenflo published 4-9-2012 http://www.shareable.net/blog/co-op-nation-interview-with-gar-alperovitz Neal Gorenflo, "Co-Op Nation: Interview with Gar Alperovitz," Shareable, Apr. 9, 2012. http://www.shareable.net/blog/co-op-nation-interview-with-gar-alperovitz [verified 4/25/14]

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