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The radical Christian roots of co-ops

The roots of the commitment to ‘civil society’ and co-operatives can be found in traditional/radical Christian social thought and across theological divides. The Protestant Levellers and Diggers of 17th century England, as well as John Wesley, who worked to establish co-operatives and credit unions to promote associative welfare amongst people living in ...
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Employee-owner co-operative innovation

The Earthworker blog has reported on the proposed establishment of an employee-owned airline in Mexico.   Members of the Association of Airline Pilots (ASPA) of Mexico participating in a protest (EFE).   Examples of innovation can be found elsewhere too. A major ferry service in France has mutualised with employees owning the enterprise.   ...
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