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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Community Stability & Climate Change

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April 7, 2008
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By Joy Kagawa, The Bulletin

At a recent conference on climate change, experts and scientists declared unequivocally that catastrophic times are upon us. Yet throughout the world, visionaries and pioneers are day by day, quietly, faithfully trying to build social and economic systems for improved community health. This may at some point, translate into a tool for community survival. The idea is simple: we can in our communities, create a form of money, based on co-operation and caring, rather than on scarcity and competition, based on community interest and not just self-interest.

If we can build such structures now, they may evolve into more effective tools for the children of the future...

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