* Book: Solidarity Economy I: Building Alternatives for People and Planet. By Emily Kawano, Thomas Neal Masterson, Jonathan Teller-Elsberg . Lulu.com Author Summary: “Another world is not just possible. It is being built. So many of us wish for something more—an economy we can feel a part of, not that makes us feel like a… Continue reading
Date archives "June 16, 2014"
France / Ecuador: Most public debt is illegitimate and not linked to public spending
Excerpted from Razmig Keucheyan: “France made a decisive contribution to the reinvention of a radical politics for the 21st century … the committee for a citizen’s audit on the public debt issued a 30-page report on French public debt, its origins and evolution in the past decades. The report was written by a group of… Continue reading
Open Cooperativism for the P2P Age
“Yes coops are more democratic than their capitalist counterparts based on wage-dependency and internal hierarchy. But cooperatives that work in the capitalist marketplace tend to gradually take over competitive mentalities, and even if they would not, they work for their own members, not the common good…” The cooperative movement and cooperative enterprises are in the… Continue reading