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2 Articles by: James Muldoon

James Muldoon is a lecturer in political science at the University of Exeter. He is the editor of Council Democracy: Towards a Democratic Socialist Politics, Trumping the Mainstream: The Conquest of Democratic Politics by the Radical Right, and The German Revolution and Political Theory (forthcoming).

Why We Need Cooperatives for the Digital Economy

Platforms like Airbnb claim to be building online “communities” — even as their business undermines the real communities in cities. But the history of cooperatives shows that it really is possible to democratize the services we use — so long as it’s connected to a wider redistribution of power in society.