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Economic Conversion

Economic Conversion Now, 1985

December 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

When the defense contracts stop, do firms and their employees have any alternative to simply shutting down? This documentary explores the history of attempts by workers and their unions to convert military enterprises to civilian production. Begun as a simple two-camera shoot of the International …

Convergence: Economic Conversion and Jobs

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Report on breakout session at Autumn Convergence, 11/24/2013 Decisions and Commitments 1. We are interested in working on some or all of these “just transition” projects: A bill to establish a Commission on Massachusetts’s Future similar to Connecticut’s (developing strategies for restoration and growth of …