When we launched our crowdfunding campaign for STRIKE!: The Game of Worker Rebellion last fall, we had no concept of what the world would look like in the spring of 2020. As we are “sheltering in place” with our loved ones, our everyday needs are being met by workers who are shouldering an extraordinary burden,[…]
These are unprecedented, and unpredictable, times. The coronavirus, or COVID-19, has wreaked havoc on everyone’s plans for in-person workshops, conferences, trainings, and other programs. By all accounts, we will need to be practicing social distancing for some time. Now, in order to keep our work and causes moving forward, many of us will need to[…]
Dear friends, We know the coming days and weeks will be hard for many as they are stuck at home, as well as for those whose work life is disrupted and whose income will be negatively impacted. This is sure to be a time when people are understandably worried for themselves and their loved ones,[…]
The ICA Group is the oldest national organization dedicated to the development of worker cooperatives. They focus on converting traditional businesses to cooperatives, forming ESOPS (employee-owned stock option plans), promoting worker-cooperative business development, and other methods of building worker-ownership. Over the last two years, TESA has been supporting the ICA Group in a long-term process[…]
Plus: Free, downloadable co-op posters.
I grew up playing games: board games with my family, video games with my friends, and sports with my classmates. The thing is though, I also grew up in an activist family. Some of my earliest memories are of my parents taking me to protests and rallies. So, it’s probably no surprise then that I[…]
These are the perfect gift ideas for people who want to make the world a better place: board games, books, apparel, art, and more.
Whenever we design a game, one of our favorite things to do is to come up with the visual concepts. Who lives in the world of this game? What do the homes and schools look like? Is it a cartoony world, like in Space Cats Fight Fascism, or is it a serious world, like in[…]
How we built a game and interactive curriculum to support new members in a dog-walking cooperative.
Based on our 10 years of experience, we developed a guide to printing your game in the United States and using sustainable materials.