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Introducing Malawi’s Nyasa Mining Cooperative — Mining in Malawi

Introducing Malawi’s Nyasa Mining Cooperative By Mathews Mughogho and Percy Maleta The idea of forming Nyasa Mining Cooperative Society Limited, was born from a WhatsApp chat group called Gemstones Gallery, it encompasses individuals who are in the mining industry, as miners, brokers, traders, etc. The inception was in February 2016 when a draft Constitution was […]

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“A New Economy” – Documentary review — SkyHighAffirmations

What if businesses could be successful, while supporting people, neighborhoods, and our planet? A New Economy is a documentary, currently available on Netflix, that explores this idea. This Canadian film spotlights several non-traditional, cooperative businesses who are trying to forge a new path toward the future. In Vancouver, urban lots are transformed into living farms […]

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Bills to Increase Employee Ownership — Aelightenbyss

Wage slavery is both unacceptable and has shown to be less efficient than the alternative of worker cooperatives. The old saying used to be “Those who work in the mills ought to own them.” Today, the same basic message remains important — those who work in the enterprises ought to have measures of ownership in […]

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10 Major Achievements of the Sui Dynasty of China — Learnodo Newtonic

Reigning for a period of only thirty-eight years from 581 to 619, Sui dynasty was one of the shortest lived dynasties in the history of China but it made several important contributions, most prominently their reunification of China after a lengthy period of fragmentation and internal warfare. The reign of Emperor Wen of Sui […]

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Where to find Zero Waste Bulk Groceries: Co-ops — Regenerating Our World

What is a co-op and why do people choose to shop at them? What types of co-ops are out there? According to NCG (National Coop Grocers): Cooperatives are member-owned, member-governed businesses that operate for the benefit of their members according to common principles agreed upon by the international cooperative community. In co-ops, members pool resources to […]

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Alexander Hamilton Loved Employee Ownership. So Should We. — Peter Orszag Blog

By protecting jobs, worker equity plans support the whole economy. Employee equity ownership of companies has been promoted in the U.S. since the country’s founding. After the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fostered the resurgence of the codfish industry by providing financial subsidies — but only for ships that had written profit-sharing agreements with their crews. […]

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