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  •  What am I missing? (1+ / 0-)
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    Ray Pensador

    Don't want to play debbie downer, but aren't you describing a credit union with expanded loan criteria?

    •  Let me know when you find an organization (1+ / 0-)
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      Words In Action

      specifically set up to fund employee-owned businesses, food and housing collectives around the country.  I was looking on Google and couldn't find it.

      •  Working World? (2+ / 0-)
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        Words In Action, AoT

        You mean like this one?

        Working World

        The most notable of our projects since opening our doors in New York City is probably that of the New Era Windows. In 2008, the workers at New Era Windows made headlines when they occupied what was formerly Republic Windows and Doors in order to save their jobs. Four years later, the workers have formed a cooperative to purchase the factory and become the owners themselves.
        Which I found out about here?

        -7.75 -4.67

        "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

        There are no Christians in foxholes.

        by Odysseus on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:12:38 AM PDT

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