Although organized labor and eco-activists have had heated confrontations over the years, the workers’ and green movements do converge in democratically organized cooperatives dedicated to social and environmental justice. Several workplaces in the Bay Area exemplify this happy union, as we learn from Oakland’s Poonam Whabi of the Design Action Collective and Dennis Terry of the Mandela Foods Cooperative. Labor historian Chris Carlsson also joins the conversation from San Francisco.
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