Employee Owned Software -- Why You Should (n't?) Watch Michael Moore Movies

I met a few out of town friends to see Michael Moore’s Capitalism, a Love Story recently. As usual, Howard Zinn loving socialist that I am, this movie was quite appealing to me, and I began to think about how cool it would be to work for an employee owned software collective.

So that's what I'm going to do.

How hard can it be?

Oh, right, it can be an arduous part time struggle to get the thing going while woikin' for the man every night and day. But I never lost a minute of sleepin', worrying 'bout the way things might have been.

Oh, sorry, that's a different song, isn't it?

I had some suggestions for further reading here when this article first appeared, but it seems most of these links are broken now. The one link survived is the one that I described thus:

There’s even a bit of a club we can join. Kind of a Star Trek Economics Chamber of Commerce.

Enjoy!


Written by John Lockwood in misc on Sun 01 November 2009.