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worker cooperatives

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The Stud, a gay bar and performance space in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, turned 50 in 2016. But, it was also in the news that year for another reason: The owner was calling it quits after a new landlord upped the rent by nearly $6000 — from $3800 a month to $9500. 

USDA Photo by Lance Cheung used under CC / flickr

On the January 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss cities investing in worker cooperatives to fight inequality and create quality jobs.