Archive for the category ‘COOPS-COOPERATION-SHARING’


When Robots Take Our Jobs, Platform Cooperatives Are a Solution
Gideon Rosenblatt – YES! Magazine
April 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on When Robots Take Our Jobs, Platform Cooperatives Are a Solution)
Bangladeshis Open Their Hearts, Homes to Rohingya Refugees
Hala Jaber – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 30th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Platform Co-Ops Offer Urban Communities a Bigger Say in Their Lives
Liam Magee, David Sweeting and Teresa Swist – The Conversation
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Platform Co-Ops Offer Urban Communities a Bigger Say in Their Lives)
Top 300 Cooperatives Generate 2.5 Trillion Dollars in Annual Turnover
Inter Press Service-IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Top 300 Cooperatives Generate 2.5 Trillion Dollars in Annual Turnover)
The Fortifying Commons
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Fortifying Commons)
Behind the Bolivia Miner [Fake] Cooperatives’ Protests and the killing of the Bolivian Vice-Minister
Stansfield Smith | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Behind the Bolivia Miner [Fake] Cooperatives’ Protests and the killing of the Bolivian Vice-Minister)
On International Day of Cooperatives, UN Hails Them as Drivers of Sustainable Future
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on On International Day of Cooperatives, UN Hails Them as Drivers of Sustainable Future)
Against the Crowdfunding Economy
Keith A. Spencer – Jacobin Magazine
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Against the Crowdfunding Economy)
The Evolution of Union Co-ops and the Historical Development of Workplace Democracy
James Anderson, Toward Freedom – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Evolution of Union Co-ops and the Historical Development of Workplace Democracy)
The Global Refugee Crisis: Humanity’s Last Call for a Culture of Sharing and Cooperation
Rajesh Makwana, Share the World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Global Refugee Crisis: Humanity’s Last Call for a Culture of Sharing and Cooperation)
Here is What a Solidarity Economy Looks Like – from Quebec to Chicago to Mexico
Derek Royden, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Here is What a Solidarity Economy Looks Like – from Quebec to Chicago to Mexico)
What’s Next for the World’s Largest Federation of Worker-Owned Co-Ops?
Mary Hansen – Yes! Magazine
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on What’s Next for the World’s Largest Federation of Worker-Owned Co-Ops?)
Post-Capitalist Solutions: How Worker-Owned Tech Co-ops Are Boosting the Solidarity Economy
Matt Stannard, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Post-Capitalist Solutions: How Worker-Owned Tech Co-ops Are Boosting the Solidarity Economy)
Solutions Movement: How Worker-Owned Co-ops Can Change the Way We Work
Derek Royden, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Solutions Movement: How Worker-Owned Co-ops Can Change the Way We Work)
How Worker Co-ops are Moving beyond Capitalism
David Morgan, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Worker Co-ops are Moving beyond Capitalism)
Time Banks: A Tool for Restorative Justice and Community Strength
Beverly Bell – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Time Banks: A Tool for Restorative Justice and Community Strength)
Solidarity Economies: A Guerrilla War against Capitalism
Beverly Bell and Jessica Hsu – Toward Freedom
June 9th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Solidarity Economies: A Guerrilla War against Capitalism)
Where Should the Divestors Invest?
Brendan Smith, Jeremy Brecher and Kristen Sheeran – Common Dreams
May 26th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Where Should the Divestors Invest?)
What about Cooperatives as a Solution? – The Case of Mondragon
Vincent Navarro - CounterPunch
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on What about Cooperatives as a Solution? – The Case of Mondragon)
The End of the Capitalist Era, and What Comes Next
Jeremy Rifkin - Reader Supported News
April 7th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The End of the Capitalist Era, and What Comes Next)
Bitcoin: Revolutionary Monetary Game-changer or Financial Trojan Horse?
Washington's Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bitcoin: Revolutionary Monetary Game-changer or Financial Trojan Horse?)
What Replaces the “Free Market” in a Sharing Economy?
John Spritzler – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 ( Comments Off on What Replaces the “Free Market” in a Sharing Economy?)
(Português) “Nossos Sonhos Não Cabem no Capitalismo”
Fernando Meirelles – Outras Palavras
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) “Nossos Sonhos Não Cabem no Capitalismo”)
Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World
Michael Moore – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Here’s How We Built a Movie Theater for the People – And Why the MPAA Says It’s #1 in the World)
(Castellano) Los Movimientos Sociales Latinoamericanos y la Alternativa
Guillermo Almeyra – Centre Tricontinental-CETRI
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Castellano) Los Movimientos Sociales Latinoamericanos y la Alternativa)
Latin America’s Social Movements Map Solidarity with ALBA Alliance
Federico Fuentes - CounterCurrents
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Latin America’s Social Movements Map Solidarity with ALBA Alliance)
Noam Chomsky — ‘Everyday Anarchist’
Michael S. Wilson, Modern Success – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Noam Chomsky — ‘Everyday Anarchist’)
Cooperative Economics: Replacing a Capitalism in Collapse
Carl Gibson, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Cooperative Economics: Replacing a Capitalism in Collapse)
(Italiano) Caro don Gallo, anche Gandhi era “angelicamente anarchico”
Nanni Salio – Centro Studi Sereno Regis
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Italiano) Caro don Gallo, anche Gandhi era “angelicamente anarchico”)
FuturICT: A Tool for Post-Democracy
Johan Galtung
June 3rd, 2013 ( 2 Comments »)
God, Move Over
Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age
June 3rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on God, Move Over)
Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`)
Beyond Theory – the Practice of Building Socialism in Latin America
Jorge Capelan and Toni Solo – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Beyond Theory – the Practice of Building Socialism in Latin America)
A 700-Member Time Bank in Central Vermont
Olivier Asselin – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A 700-Member Time Bank in Central Vermont)
Bail-out Is Out, Bail-in Is In: Time for Some Publicly-Owned Banks
Ellen Brown – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Bail-out Is Out, Bail-in Is In: Time for Some Publicly-Owned Banks)
From Housing to Health Care, 7 Co-ops That Are Changing Our Economy
Claudie Rowe – YES! Magazine
April 29th, 2013 ( Comments Off on From Housing to Health Care, 7 Co-ops That Are Changing Our Economy)
Statehood and the Problem of Flux: A Case for Interculturalism
Ted Cantle – Open Democracy
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Statehood and the Problem of Flux: A Case for Interculturalism)
The First BRICS towards a South Bank?
Devaki Jain, SouthViews – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on The First BRICS towards a South Bank?)
Mexican Workers Win Ownership of Tire Plant with Three-Year Strike
Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Can Worker-Owners Make a Big Factory Run?
Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Why the Most Powerful Thing in the World is a Seed
Abby Quillen – YES! Magazine
April 8th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Why the Most Powerful Thing in the World is a Seed)
Promoting Injustice: The Bias of Human Rights Watch
Garry Leech - CounterPunch
March 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Promoting Injustice: The Bias of Human Rights Watch)
Hugo Chavez: A Maker of History
Johan Galtung, 11 Mar 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 11th, 2013 ( 6 Comments »)
Why Unions Are Going Into the Co-op Business
Amy Dean – YES! Magazine
March 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Why Unions Are Going Into the Co-op Business)
The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy
Sarah van Gelder – YES! Magazine
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy)
The Economy: Under New Ownership
Marjorie Kelly – YES! Magazine
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Economy: Under New Ownership)
Nepal: Six Years of “Transition”
Johan Galtung, 18 Feb 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( 12 Comments »)
Against World Revolution – Constructively!
Johan Galtung, 14 Jan 2013 - TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2013 ( 3 Comments »)
The US Cliff, Swamp, Quagmire
Johan Galtung
January 7th, 2013 ( 4 Comments »)
A New Year’s Wish: Go Beyond!
Johan Galtung
December 31st, 2012 ( 5 Comments »)
Neville Alexander, Unbounded Organisation, and the Future of Socialism
Howard Richards – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Neville Alexander, Unbounded Organisation, and the Future of Socialism)
Can There Be “Good” Corporations?
Marjorie Kelly – YES! Magazine
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Can There Be “Good” Corporations?)
The Paradox of Cuban Agriculture
Miguel Altieri and Fernando Funes-Monzote – Monthly Review
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on The Paradox of Cuban Agriculture)
Structural Violence, Peace–And the Handicapped
Johan Galtung, 24 Dec 2012 - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 24th, 2012 ( 3 Comments »)
Cooperatives as Business Models of the Future
Thalif Deen – TerraViva Europe
December 3rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Cooperatives as Business Models of the Future)
How Germany Is Getting to 100 Percent Renewable Energy
Thomas Hedges, Center for Study of Responsive Law – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 26th, 2012 ( Comments Off on How Germany Is Getting to 100 Percent Renewable Energy)
Africa: Cooperatives Crucial Allies in Fight against Hunger
Nigeria Daily News – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Africa: Cooperatives Crucial Allies in Fight against Hunger)
Project Aims to Transfer Brazilian Know-How in Support of Cotton Farmers
UN Food and Agriculture Administration (FAO) – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Project Aims to Transfer Brazilian Know-How in Support of Cotton Farmers)
2012 – International Year of Cooperatives
United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on 2012 – International Year of Cooperatives)
The European Finance Crisis: Germany/GIPSI
Johan Galtung
October 29th, 2012 ( 5 Comments »)
Cooperatives Cushion the Blows of Hunger
Inter Press Service-IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Cooperatives Cushion the Blows of Hunger)
It’s Time to Prioritise the Global Sharing Economy
Rajesh Makwana and Adam Parsons – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2012 ( Comments Off on It’s Time to Prioritise the Global Sharing Economy)
Cooperatives Hold Their Own in Free Market Jungle
Beatrice Paez – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 15th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Cooperatives Hold Their Own in Free Market Jungle)
Global Economy, Meet One Billion Co-op Members
Beatrice Paez – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 15th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Global Economy, Meet One Billion Co-op Members)
The Origin of Cooperation
John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2012 ( Comments Off on The Origin of Cooperation)
Yes, There Is an Alternative to Capitalism: Mondragon Shows the Way
Richard Wolff – The Guardian
July 2nd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Yes, There Is an Alternative to Capitalism: Mondragon Shows the Way)
Cooperative Banking, the Exciting Wave of the Future
Ellen Brown - AlterNet
May 28th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Cooperative Banking, the Exciting Wave of the Future)
The Spanish 15-M Movement Deepens Its Civil Disobedience, With A Dash of Gene Sharp
Ter Garcia – Waging Nonviolence
February 20th, 2012 ( Comments Off on The Spanish 15-M Movement Deepens Its Civil Disobedience, With A Dash of Gene Sharp)
‘Global Square’: WikiLeaks-Backed Activist Platform Launching in March
Common Dreams staff – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 ( Comments Off on ‘Global Square’: WikiLeaks-Backed Activist Platform Launching in March)
Digging Deeper Into Who Controls the World
Susan Jennings - Activist Post
February 13th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Digging Deeper Into Who Controls the World)
2012: The Year of the Cooperative
Jessica Reeder – Yes! Magazine
February 6th, 2012 ( Comments Off on 2012: The Year of the Cooperative)
The Cooperative Spirit and Its Many Manifestations
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on The Cooperative Spirit and Its Many Manifestations)
Ten Social Justice Trends Changing the World
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Compassion Is Our New Currency: Notes on 2011’s Preoccupied Hearts and Minds
Rebecca Solnit - TomDispatch
December 26th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Compassion Is Our New Currency: Notes on 2011’s Preoccupied Hearts and Minds)
Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
Edgar Cahn – YES! Magazine
November 21st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Time Banking: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?)
Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It
Susan Arterian Chang – YES! Magazine
November 21st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It)
Time as Money: Local Currencies for Healthy Communities
Debra Efroymson – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 21st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Time as Money: Local Currencies for Healthy Communities)
Can the BRICS Make a Difference At Busan? (Part 1)
Kanya D'Almeida – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Can the BRICS Make a Difference At Busan? (Part 1))
U.S.: Frustrated with Big Banks, More Turn to Cooperatives
Elizabeth Whitman – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on U.S.: Frustrated with Big Banks, More Turn to Cooperatives)
Long Overlooked, Cooperatives Get Their Due at United Nations
Elizabeth Whitman – TerraViva Europe
November 7th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Long Overlooked, Cooperatives Get Their Due at United Nations)
Colombia Revisited: Ultra-Stability!
Johan Galtung, 24 Oct 2011 - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2011 ( 3 Comments »)
U.N. to Launch International Year of Cooperatives
Thalif Deen – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 23rd, 2011 ( Comments Off on U.N. to Launch International Year of Cooperatives)
What Happened to the Western Left?
Johan Galtung, 16 May 2011 - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2011 ( 3 Comments »)
China in Latin America
Americas Quarterly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 9th, 2011 ( Comments Off on China in Latin America)
Ho’oponopono
Puanani Burgess – Yes! Magazine
December 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Ho’oponopono)
Rethinking the Global Economy: The Case for Sharing
Rajesh Makwana & Adam Parsons – Share the World Resources
November 29th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Rethinking the Global Economy: The Case for Sharing)
Paulo Freire in Cuba: Popular Knowledge Can Transform People’s Worlds
Dalia Acosta – Inter Press Service
November 22nd, 2010 ( 2 Comments »)
An Alternative to Cutthroat Capitalism
Georgia Kelly – The Huffington Post
October 18th, 2010 ( Comments Off on An Alternative to Cutthroat Capitalism)
Regional Economic Cooperation as a Key to Solve Afghanistan Problem
Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 30th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Regional Economic Cooperation as a Key to Solve Afghanistan Problem)
Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001) – Who will teach rhythm to the world laid low?
René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001) – Who will teach rhythm to the world laid low?)
Venezuelan Prison Humanization Program Initiates New Educational Project
James Suggett – Venezuelanalysis
June 21st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Venezuelan Prison Humanization Program Initiates New Educational Project)
Building Cultures of Peace
Riane Eisler – Yes! magazine
June 7th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Building Cultures of Peace)
Compassion Comes First
Rabbi Ted Falcon – Yes! Magazine
May 10th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
‘EVEN WAR IS GOOD FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH’
Spiegel
March 24th, 2010 ( Comments Off on ‘EVEN WAR IS GOOD FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH’)
A MORAL VEST
Dr. June Terpstra – Information Clearing House
March 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on A MORAL VEST)
UNPREDICTABLE FUTURES: STORIES FROM WORKER-RUN FACTORIES IN ARGENTINA
Benjamin Dangl - Toward Freedom
November 25th, 2009 ( Comments Off on UNPREDICTABLE FUTURES: STORIES FROM WORKER-RUN FACTORIES IN ARGENTINA)
BRAZIL: WOMEN ‘PEACE WORKERS’ IN THE FAVELAS
Fabiana Frayssinet - IPS-Inter Press Service
July 6th, 2009 ( Comments Off on BRAZIL: WOMEN ‘PEACE WORKERS’ IN THE FAVELAS)
MORAL CAPITALISM: AN OXIMORON OR SCIENTIFIC POSSIBILITY?
Prof. N. Doran Hunter
June 30th, 2009 ( Comments Off on MORAL CAPITALISM: AN OXIMORON OR SCIENTIFIC POSSIBILITY?)
TIME TO DELINK ? THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AND LATIN AMERICA
Eric Toussaint
October 25th, 2008 ( Comments Off on TIME TO DELINK ? THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AND LATIN AMERICA)