Alex Cedeño quit renting two years ago. Now, he has just two years left until he owns his own home. And it’s all thanks to his employer, Evergreen Cooperatives.
Articles: co-operatives (30)
The challenges for 2015 are the same ones we've failed as a movement to find solutions to, or even act on, for a very long time: climate change and the neoliberal politics of austerity.
With the 2016 presidential campaigns underway, economic populism has taken center stage.
By the example that Opportunity Threads sets, other working people learn new possibilities about how they might end their exploitation and rebuild their lives.
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?