In November, Mondragon – a conglomerate stretching from banking to supermarkets with revenues – decided to let its oldest member file for protection against its creditors.
The year 2014 will see the publication of the UNRISD volume on SSE comprised of papers originally presented at the conference on the Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy in May 2013.
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Articles about scaling up the cooperative movement.
The frustration of the left, given this exhaustion of traditional socialisms' appeal, arose from having no other broadly agreed-upon vision of an attractive alternative to capitalism. The left could not provide what mass audiences craved as they deepened their criticisms of capitalism's longer-term decline and short-term crisis.
Some Spaniards are moving away from the country’s electric utilities “to form consumer cooperatives that generate or purchase power from renewable energy sources,” reports The Wall Street Journal.
“Their ranks—while still tiny—are being fed by consumer discontent over a government decision to curtail green-energy projects. The defections highlight the latest fallout from a broader debate over green energy now raging across Europe.”
Read the full article on Wall Street Journal Europe
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