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Each month, the Co-op Power Hour introduces people who are building a more democratic economy through cooperative enterprise—businesses owned and governed by the people they serve. It is a production of the Colorado Co-ops Study Circle and airs on KGNU Community Radio across Colorado's Front Range. More information at Colorado Coops

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Each month, the Co-op Power Hour introduces people who are building a more democratic economy through cooperative enterprise—businesses owned and governed by the people they serve. It is a production of the Colorado Co-ops Study Circle and airs on KGNU Community Radio across Colorado's Front Range. More information at Colorado Coops

    Co-op Power Hour: The Final Show

    Co-op Power Hour: The Final Show

    After running for nearly two years, the Co-op Power Hour ends this month. On this show we look back on the show, and the Colorado Co-ops […]

    • 1 hr
    Co-op Power Hour: Building Cooperative Power

    Co-op Power Hour: Building Cooperative Power

    What does it take for cooperatives to take hold in the economy? Principle six of the seven international cooperative principles is “cooperation among cooperatives,” but this […]

    • 58 min
    Co-op Power Hour: Food Co-ops

    Co-op Power Hour: Food Co-ops

    Today’s show looks at the emerging movement as well as the history of food cooperatives.     The Co-op Power Hour is a monthly production of […]

    • 59 min
    Co-op Power Hour: Purchasing Co-ops

    Co-op Power Hour: Purchasing Co-ops

    When we hear the words “Main Street,” it tends to refer to a story of decline. The rise of big boxes—and now platforms like Amazon—seem to […]

    • 58 min
    Co-op Power Hour: Agriculture and the Cooperative Advantage

    Co-op Power Hour: Agriculture and the Cooperative Advantage

    In this episode, we talk about agriculture and cooperatives. Agriculture, homesteading and the rural lifestyle was at one time the economic backbone of the state and is in many ways the key heritage of the state. Colorado agriculture generates more than $41B in economic activity and employs more than 173k people in the state. Production agriculture and processing account for a majority of Colorado’s agricultural activity. Colorado is a net exporter of agricultural products.

    • 57 min
    Co-op Power Hour: Human Resources at a Worker-Owned Brewery

    Co-op Power Hour: Human Resources at a Worker-Owned Brewery

    In most companies, the job of the Human Resources department is to manage the workforce so as to benefit the company’s outside owners. But what about […]

    • 1 hr 5 min

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