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The benefits to workers and families from co-ops in work, housing, and childcare

"Succession" is not just a popular series on HBO, it's also an issue faced by small business owners and farmers across the country.

It's particularly acute with the Baby Boom generation retiring in droves. Project Equity, based in the San Francisco area, promotes an option for small business owners looking to get out: sell to the employees.

Worker cooperatives and their merits in California are explored in a recent report; PE co-founder Hillary Abell visits to discuss the concepts. They go beyond worker co-ops to cover housing and childcare.

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