Worker-owned cooperatives such as Arizmendi Bakery of San Francisco and Cooperative Home Care Associates in New York City are examples of how profit can be found without the need for investors and high-paid executives. "We’re not trying to create an Amazon that pays Jeff Bezos to do what he does," said Melissa Hoover, executive director of the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives. "We’re trying to remove Jeff Bezos from the equation and have everyone else make a little more money."

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