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What is a participatory workplace?

Democratic Ownership Democracy & Governance

As part of our “New Systems: Possibilities and Proposals” series, Robin Hahnel sketched the basic contours of a model for a participatory economy. In the video above, we highlight a key component of that model—participatory workplaces that democratize decision-making, compensation, and quality of working life.

 

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Four fractal trees creep out from the center of the screen. A horizontal line runs across the screen, white on top, red on the bottom.

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