Co-ops in an Age of Inequality
A lot of people hear "cooperative business" and think of their local food co-ops. But, the co-op model isn't limited to bulk bins of quinoa - it was designed to share profits with workers and give small businesses leverage against megastores.
So, what role do they play in the Granite State?
Plus, we'll hear from area high school students, in this post-Parkland moment, who are organizing to tell lawmakers: Never Again.
- You Asked, We Answered: What percentage of New Hampshire businesses are cooperatives? And we talk with a local cooperative leader who shows Co-ops can span both for profit and not-for-profit
- Overheard: A conversation with area-high school students who are organizing in the Never Again movement and March for our Lives
- A story from NHPR's series The Balance takes a look at calculating the cost in commuter miles
- A local artist, speaker and choreographer gets ready for a live music event in early April titled: Ignite: We Are All Human
*Update: The University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives has updated its reporting on cooperatives within New Hampshire and reports their 2015 findings at 280 total co-op businesses within the state.