Possibly that may be so, although I know of a few that are doing stuff that I consider interesting/useful.
CSAs, like co-ops come in many forms and are ultimately made of & by people and the politics of them will depend on how the culture within them was built & has changed over time.
e.g. if you read early texts about The Rochdale Pioneers Co-op I think you'd agree it was a radical political project. Over the years that co-op....
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