The TED Talks on Cooperatives

The most promising alternatives to neoliberal capitalism and statist communism (among other undesirable options) is a society of worker-cooperatives. They’ve been around for centuries and prove to be effective in addressing countless social and economic problems, because from the very beginning, power and knowledge is distributed in each individual workplace: each worker wields one vote and each is a co-owner of the firm.

Coops have therefore been featured in many TED Talks; the movement is gaining momentum. (In fact, 2012 was declared the “year of cooperatives” by the United Nations). But these video resources are somewhat scattered and unknown. So if for no other reason than for organizational purposes and further publicity, here are TED talks on coops in one page: