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The Making of a Democratic Economy

The Making of a Democratic Economy: Review Essay

The Making of a Democratic Economy: How to Build Prosperity for the Many, Not the Few by Marjorie Kelly, Ted Howard, Naomi Klein (Foreword). Buy the book. As Naomi Klein notes in the Forward, We need to know what we are for as well as what we’re against… It’s not enough to imagine that another world is […]

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Christopher Mackin on employee ownership

Chris Mackin on Employee Ownership: Our Video Friday Feature

Laura Flanders interviews Christopher Mackin, the founder of Ownership Associates, an advisory firm for broad-based employee ownership based in Cambridge, MA‎. Mackin is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and a member of the core faculty of the Harvard Trade Union Program based at Harvard Law School. See a previous guest post by Mackin on […]

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Wayback Machine: Five, Ten and Fifteen Years Ago in Corporate Governance

Five years ago in Corporate Governance Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFMI) says federal securities regulators are recommending that no action be taken against the grocery chain over anonymous postings on financial-news Web sites by its chief executive. Mackey’s postings, including many to CorpGov.net publisher James McRitchie, surfaced when they were included among a trove of […]

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ESOP Appraisers: What is Really Needed

A new U.S. Senate bill would exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) from the U.S. Department of Labor’s new definition of fiduciary. S. 1232 says, Section 3(21)(A) of the Employee Retirement Income…Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1002(21)(A)) is amended by inserting ‘and except to the extent a person is providing an appraisal or […]

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Corey Rosen to Retire from NCEO

Thirty years after founding the National Center for Employee Ownership, Corey Rosen plans to retire after the NCEO’s annual conference but also plans to volunteer four days a week. In an interview in Pensions & Investments (ESOP proponent Corey Rosen still dedicated, even in retirement), Rosen predicted retiring baby-boomers will taking advantage of a capital gains […]

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