After running for nearly two years, the Co-op Power Hour ends this month. On this show we look back on the show, and the Colorado Co-ops Study Circle, and look toward the future of the new co-op ecosystem in Colorado. […]
Co-op Power Hour
What does it take for cooperatives to take hold in the economy? Principle six of the seven international cooperative principles is “cooperation among cooperatives,” but this can be easier said than done. In this show, we hear from Howard Brodsky, […]
Today’s show looks at the emerging movement as well as the history of food cooperatives. The Co-op Power Hour is a monthly production of the Colorado Co-operative Study Circle. It airs on the fourth Thursday of every month […]
Today we bring you a discussion from the Boulder Bookstore on September 12th with Nathan Schneider speaking about his new book on the co-operative movement, Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy. The Co-op […]
For the last five years author Nathan Schneider, host of KGNU’s monthly show the Co-op Power Hour, has been examining cooperative businesses and the growth in interest in them since the 2008 financial crash. His new book Everything for Everyone: […]
We live in a time when housing is a defining asset. It is the main source of wealth for many people, but it was also part of the cause of the major economic crisis of our era. Especially here in […]
In this episode, we talk about agriculture and cooperatives. Agriculture, homesteading and the rural lifestyle was at one time the economic backbone of the state and is in many ways the key heritage of the state. Colorado agriculture generates more than $41B in economic activity and employs more than 173k people in the state. Production agriculture and processing account for a majority of Colorado’s agricultural activity. Colorado is a net exporter of agricultural products.