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Articles: co-operatives (27)
The ELC is based on the idea that smallholdings provide an ideal context for diverse, desirable low-carbon, localised lifestyles that provide satisfying employment, a reliable, home-grown food supply, and a desperately needed model for true sustainability that is in harmony with the local ecology.
‘There is a big need for the solidarity movement in Greece. It started in late 2011 and has nearly doubled now to around 400 groups – even more if you add the more loosely networked ones,’ Christos Giovanopoulos says.
The Worker Coop Academy was open to co-ops at all different stages of development, so some of the participants were start-ups while some have existed as cooperatives for many years.
There is a special beauty and power about co-operatives—worker, consumer, and producer.
Imagine transparent, democratic and decentralised organising for everyone.
What is holding Ireland back from becoming more sustainable?
A powerhouse organization promoting economic justice, Cooperation Jackson was born of a need to transform the state, in particular its capital and largest city, Jackson.
"Co-operative culture eats co-operative governance for breakfast"...
Given the current groundswell of interest in cooperatives, organizers of worker cooperatives have a window of opportunity in the United States to propel our sector to the next level.