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Workers would get money and voting power under this radical profit-sharing idea

Jonathan Burton

While established profit-sharing and equity-ownership programs already give a financial boost to many American workers, and enjoy bipartisan support in Washington, some advocates for workers’ rights believe more must be done. Inclusive ownership funds presumably would be enacted under a Labour-led government. [...] But it’s understandably popular among U.S. workers: 55% of Americans support inclusive ownership funds, while just 20% are opposed, according to a March 2019 poll by Democracy Collaborative, a Washington, D.C.–based progressive research group, and YouGov, a U.K.-based market-research firm.