165-3 Democratic Socialism

Intersectionality: Cooperatives and Black Power

Chokwe Lumumba, the Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, promised to transform the economy of the city and the surrounding counties with cooperative enterprises. He died of an aneurysm while in office, not long before a national conference to support the effort. Nathan Schneider examines the project and what’s left of it at Vice.

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Chicago Democratic Socialists of America

The Chicago Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, 3411 W. Diversey, Suite 7, Chicago, IL 60647

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