Author Archives: Kitty Kroger

About Kitty Kroger

Kitty Kroger is a retired high school teacher of E.S.L. She has published her first novel, "Dancing with Mao and Miguel," which takes place in the 70s and deals with political, social, and personal concerns of that decade. In addition to writing, she is also involved in trying to make the world a better place, concerning herself with issues such as climate change and attacks on refugees and immigrants. She enjoys photography, including street photos (find her work on kittykroger.smugmug.com and Instagram), writes poetry, and plays in a piano ensemble. She also publishes a blog called "Voices of the Sixties and Seventies" (sixtiesandseventiesblog.wordress.com).

My Trip to Costa Rica, April 3-10, 2017: Pura Vida

  by Kitty Kroger (Note: more pictures of this trip can be found on kittykroger.smugmug.com) After I returned from Southeast Asia in February, I was smitten by travel fever. Within a few weeks three friends and I made a rapid-fire … Continue reading

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My Trip to Southeast Asia, February 2017

January 28, 2017. Los Angeles to Siem Riep, Cambodia At LAX. As I arrived at Los Angeles airport (LAX) for my flight on China Southern to Cambodia, I heard a noisy demonstration outside the Tom Bradley international terminal. Protesters were … Continue reading

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My Experience with Cooperatives

by Jabari Jones Jabari Jones is a worker-owner of the Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria, a worker owned and run cooperative in the Bay Area of California. He can be reached at: Jabarijones33@gmail.com I have been a member of a worker … Continue reading

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Mondragón: One Step Beyond Capitalism

By Gus diZerega Gus diZerega holds a Ph.D. in political science has taught in universities. He is an active Praxis member, writes two blogs online, and is a major contributor to the Praxis book, “Uncivil Liberties: Exposing Libertarianism.” His two … Continue reading

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Worker-owned coops made in the U.S.A.

A new book compiled by Enrico Massetti entitled Cooperative: Made in USA: Worker-owned and consumer cooperatives in the USA may be of interest to you. You can read a long excerpt from it, see some videos, gain access to an … Continue reading

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California Co-op Conference 2013

The California Co-op Conference on April 5 & 6 on Wilshire Blvd.  in Los Angeles will celebrate cooperatives by sharing successes and providing the most effective ways to help strengthen and expand the cooperative movement. Workshops will reveal how cooperatives … Continue reading

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Part V: Notes on a visit to the Mondragon worker-owner cooperative, Sept. 2012

By David and Lila Tresemer (www.MountainSeas.com.au and http://www.DavidandLilaTresemer.com) Now for some observations outside of the congratulations for their successful economic model. We would like to speak about spiritual forces. David asked one of the managers, “As your movement was begun … Continue reading

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