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The EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 2
What we're reading, writing... and watching!
Happy Friday! Let’s talk workplace democracy and employee ownership:
What We’ve Been Reading
The Sustainable Law Economics Center website legal resources necessary for communities to develop solutions to “destructive economic practices.”
California commissioned a panel to study the benefits of and obstacles to expanding workplace democracy in California.
Project Equity recently hosted their first summit on employee ownership in February. 150 leaders in the field shared ideas for bringing employee ownership to communities across the country.
What We’ve Been Writing
From Dr. Hand:
Catch back up! You can watch the recording of our recent lunch panel on employee ownership here.
Democracy relies on our collective faith in it—do we need a church to keep that going? Dr. Hand shares his thoughts and offers resources that delve a bit deeper in his article here.
From the EOWD Team:
In a follow up to Reid’s article about Texas House Bill 2389 Megan discusses new developments, including a hearing that was held earlier this week and could mean a big step forward on employee ownership in Texas.
In Case You Missed It
Take a look at Dr. Hand’s timely piece on AI - including ChatGPT - and whether the programs will serve to help or hurt democracy.
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is sponsored by the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (DCII) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas (DTX?).
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