• Posts Tagged ‘Governance’

    Employee ownership and the next system–Interview with Professor Joseph R. Blasi

    by  • September 19, 2017 • Article, Opinion • 0 Comments

    The Democracy Collaborative’s Research Director Thomas Hanna and Next System Project Deputy Director Dana Brown sat down with Dr. Joseph Blasi pre-eminent expert on employee ownership, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and regular contributor to work around Fifty by Fifty for a chat about the importance of employee ownership...

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    A Better Way to Save Jobs: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    by  • May 28, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    ESOPs give employees part ownership of their companies and prevent major job losses when owners retire. But only two states support them. BY MARK FUNKHOUSER JUNE 2014 Do you recall the single word of advice for achieving prosperity that Dustin Hoffman was given in The Graduate? “Plastics.” Well, Chris Mackin has a one-word prescription for public...

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    Iroquois Great Law of Peace (Kaianerekowa)

    by  • May 17, 2013 • Article • 0 Comments

    The Great Law of Peace is the oldest constitution in North America defining a system of participatory democracy that has sustained the Iroquois Confederacy for perhaps 1,000 years. At a time of terrible war, say tribal elders, a Great Peacemaker emerged to inspire the warriors to bury their weapons of war (the origins of...

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