Bike over to Arizmendi Bakery, at 1268 Valencia Street, this Tuesday 11/15 at 6:30pm for a night of their film series on worker-owned cooperatives titled: Occupy the Workplace.
As the Occupy Wall Street movement has steadily grown into a global uprising against a corporate-dominated economy, many are wondering how we can begin to build an economy rooted in social justice. Join the Center for Political Education, members of Arizmendi Bakery & Panaderia, and PODER (People Organizing to Demand Environmental & Economic Rights) for a film and discussion series exploring the past, present and future of worker-owned cooperative experiences, from the Mission District to Mondragón, Spain.
This will be an ongoing monthly film series. Arizmendi's cooperatively produced pastries and pizza will be available at the screenings.
$5-$10 Donation Requested. No one turned away for lack of funds.
November 15th: Cooperativism after Crisis
"The Take" A documentary film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein about how workers in Argentina are taking over the factories abandoned by their owners after their country is devastated by economic crisis.
Box Dog Bikes had a film night showing "The Take" once, years ago. If you missed it then, you've got another opportunity this Tuesday. Its a really fun movie. It gives an economic history leading to its events. And it is inspiring to see so many folks take control of their lives through dedication to work and decision making. I wish I could make it but the maintenance classes at Box Dog Bikes is where I'll be.