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What's Up With Divestment, Anyway?

Photo credit: Blair Avery / Insurgency Now, from Divest LA’s Facebook Page

After a great June victory, representatives of the group #DivestLA sat down with Democracy at Work - Los Angeles, and laid out plans for a future that involves everyone.

Collective Remake - Promotional Video

Collective Remake, created by Mary Sutton, is a Los Angeles Worker Cooperative Developer, Incubator, and Educator, focusing on people who have been impacted by incarceration. They are a community partner of Democracy at Work - Los Angeles. 

They recently finished their first workshop series in which participants from the re-entry community engaged in weekly classes to learn about Worker Co-ops and develop their own business plans. Very importantly, at completion, each received a stipend as well to help go towards their future business development. Liz Phillips (a D@W-LA organizer) made this short promotional video for them to be a part of their applications for future funding.

100 Wealthiest Entities

69 of 100 wealthiest entities in the world are corporations, and that number is increasing. When you can't vote for the most powerful people in the world, do you live in a democracy?