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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 23
This week we cover the fight to save America's oldest brewery and the Native American origins of American democracy
The school year has begun for both SMU and UTA
What We’ve Been Writing
Dr. Hand details some little known history on the Native American origins of democracy
Tiffany shares the story of the employees looking to save America’s oldest craft brewery… by buying it themselves
What We’ve Been Reading
Australia has set up its first Employee Ownership Trust - check out Meld Studios, and thanks to reader Alan Greig for the tip!
Read how one Connecticut business used an ESOP as an exit strategy
Check out how a Seattle restaurant flies in the face of traditional restaurant hierarchy and operates as a fully employee-owned business
A beloved Baltimore coffee shop was set to shut down - until employees decided to reopen it as a co-op
In Case You Missed It
Last week Dr. Hand covered two new trusts. Check it out if you haven’t!
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of UT-Arlington professor Mark Hand and students at UTA and SMU.