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Mondragon: What is Solidarity?

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In an earlier post about how one becomes a member in a Mondragon cooperative, I discussed an example of Mondragon solidarity –– the idea of…

Cabinet makers at Bow

Dignity and Survival in London East End Coops

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There seem to be a multitude of reasons people start cooperatives, perhaps as many as there have been cooperatives themselves. I cast my memory back…

Kirkland Cannery Coop

The Great Depression and Self-Help Coops

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When the stock market crashed in October 1929, a decade long economic downfall, known as the Great Depression, ensued in the United States and quickly…

Beat Slay Love

The Writers Collective Life

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If you’re just starting out as a writer, you could do worse than strip your television’s electric plug-wire, wrap a spike around it, and then…

Mondragon Team Academy

Mondragon Team Academy

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The U.S. has a lot of wealth without a lot of values about it. Mondragon has strong values, but wants more results (wealth). The problem…

Mondragon

Mondragon: How Do You Become a Member?

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I’m in Mondragon, Spain on a study tour with a dozen others, organized by the Praxis Peace Institute. It is day one and at least…

Macon Banknote

Banking on Slavery

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The biggest “aha” for me after reading Edward E. Baptist’s The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism is the…

Fish jumping into net

No Such Thing As Easy Money: Corporate Speculation

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’tis a Trade founded in Fraud, born of Deceit, and nourished by Trick, Cheat, Wheedle, Forgeries, Falshoods, and all sorts of Delusions; Coining false News,…

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