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brought electricity to rural America during the New Deal. Could they lead the US into an era of renewable energy with the ?

Relevant article by @ntnsndr
"The Green New Deal Could Dramatically Expand Economic Democracy"
thenation.com/article/the-gree

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Great piece from the on how to retirement funds from capitalist firms into . Have successfully done so for the past few years, and would love to see others make the leap. :TwinPines:

shareable.net/blog/the-next-eg

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Credit unions were started by those marginalized by mainstream society and are now challenging the status quo of the big banks.

If continue to grow at the pace they have in the last 10 years, most adults in the UK will be members by 2030!

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One of the problems I have with Reddit is that lot of the discussion about anything political turns into US and Trump jokes.

I'm trying to read about Turkish local elections and what policies the opposition party supports, what sort of campaign did they run, etc. but the most popular comments are about GOP gerrymandering in Florida.

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What are some major inventions made by cooperatives?

Why cooperation, not competition, is the driving force behind innovation?

Read this article to find out!

coop.exchange/blog/2255bf55-51

An article I wrote about how the Preston/Cleveland model could be used to support .

What are "lighthouse" institutions and why we need them in addition to anchor institutions? Read the article to know.

It's a commentary on a recent NESTA and Cooperatives UK report titled "Platform co-ops and the capital conundrum"

coop.exchange/blog/8b714843-4d

For my co-op and org friends. Any recommendations for online-only banks in the states?

GEO just published an article I wrote about cooperative market plazas in Colombia!

I wrot this article with a co-op audience in mind, so there are a lot of interesting details about how co-ops are structured in Colombia and how they do governance.

geo.coop/story/were-our-own-bo

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I will be standing in the next S-Group elections in 2020, gonna come up with ideas who the giant could support and open source.

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I would love to see the emergence of "pirate" journals, who #PeerReview and publish secret research, provided by whistleblowers working for corporations. All that research that companies don't publishing because it's not flattering to their products or their image, as #DrBenGoldacre talks about.
badscience.net/2013/06/2950/

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Cooperatives can focus on long term strategy instead of maximizing quarterly returns for shareholders.
Also, the profits are more likely to be invested in the business instead of going to shareholders. This is why they have a higher survival rate than other companies.

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