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Today is Apostolic Cooperativism Day in the global Catholic church. Let us rejoice and be glad for all those who ensure that the needs of everyone are met. https://bible.usccb.org/daily-bible-reading
That article was inspired by @ntnsndr "Populism of Hope Begins When People Feel Their Own Power". It caused one of the biggest AHA! moments of my life.
Had been a member of the social democratic party since I was 16, and was obsessed with explaining its decline.
That piece made me realise that it wasn't about leaders or the election manifesto policies - it was about how we do organising.
Working on a longer, better written article that delves into this in more detail.
Successful social democratic movements were built on cooperatives, unions and the party forming an intertwined ecosystem of mass membership organisations that provided tangible benefits in the everyday life of the ordinary people who participated in them.
My new article "Cooperatives can help explain the rise and fall of social democracy. They can also help revitalise it." on Mutual Interest, a free-to-read media #coop owned by the readers and the writers.
Why has the number of worker-owned cooperatives grown 20 fold in the UK since 1970?
A new article on Mutual Interest, a a free online media cooperative owned by readers & writers.
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It's the 300th anniversary of the end of the Great Wrath, which lead Russians to enslave 30k out of 400k Finns.
They were sold as far away as Uzbekistan.
Now, around 100 years after Russian colonisation ended, Russians move to Finland because our government takes better care of their children than the Russian government does!
Welcoming them with warmth is a more mortifying and humbling revenge than any acts of violence.
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