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Should all companies be entirely owned by their workers?
All companies should be entirely owned by their workers.
The worker cooperative promotes democratic participation and education in running a business for the workers.
Worker ownership encourages innovation.
Worker owned companies tend to be
more economically prosperous
than other enterprises.
An economy based on worker cooperatives will spread wealth more evenly, equitably, and justly because those who are doing the work get to decide how they should be paid for their work.
Worker-owned businesses are less likely to cause negative externalities in the communities they exist in.
If all companies were entirely owned by their workers, there would no longer be a stock market. The stock market is a vital part of an operating economy.
A state enforcing worker ownership of companies would be a violation of economic freedom.
It would be bad for the economy if all companies were entirely owned by workers.
Shareholder-owned companies are more transparent than companies that are not publicly traded like worker cooperatives. Therefore, the latter company structure makes it easier to commit fraud.
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