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I just got a coffee and it did not come in a to-do cup. I had forgotten this is a thing.

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(From a pole on Telegraph in Temescal.)

@Zee @hakanto @Matt_Noyes I like "partner", but also needs disambiguation depending on context (eg to differentiate from "business partner").

I do like that "partner" is another word that points at an equal, collaborative relationship.

@Matt_Noyes @hakanto All that said, to the original question: "owner" feels, to me, tainted by association with control/coercion, especially when used on its own. "Worker owner" is ok.

I like emphasizing the dynamics of the relationship, with something like "co-operator", as someone else was suggesting somewhere in this thread.

@Zee sometimes uses "co-conspirator", which I personally like a lot, but is maybe too informal or tongue-in-cheek for some settings?

@Matt_Noyes @hakanto Native Iberian Spanish speaker here with a nitpick: "empresari@" translates best to entrepreneur or businessperson, but without the anglo mythology around entrepreneurship.

An empresari@ is a person that creates/runs empresas (i.e. businesses). It's more about being a founder/igniter/promoter (as in "impresario", btw), and less about being a boss or an owner (although sometimes that overlaps).

TL;DR, I would say "trabajadores empresarios" ~= "worker entrepreneurs".

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