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Tuesday 26 August 2014

Model railways: how to make co-operative train travel a reality

Model railways: how to make co-operative train travel a reality
The Co-operative Party's transport expert suggests a co-operative rail model could end high ticket prices and bad service.
Tuesday 26 August 2014

Alternative generation: disenfranchised youth look to co-ops for work

Alternative generation: disenfranchised youth look to co-ops for work
A new crop of co-ops run by young people present a non-conventional route to viable employment, as youth still suffer the effects of the economic downturn.
Tuesday 19 August 2014

[Greece] Letter to the Minister of Rural Development and Food from the President of the Cooperative Association Union of Thessaloniki

[Greece] Letter to the Minister of Rural Development and Food from the President of the Cooperative Association Union of Thessaloniki
The president of the Cooperative Association Union of Thessaloniki stated the disagreement of the Union on the cultivation policies promoted by the Ministry of the Rural Development and Food in a...
Tuesday 19 August 2014

[Greece] Redeployment of funds in the public investment program

[Greece] Redeployment of funds in the public investment program
The decision to approve the redeployment in the Public Investment Program (PIP) in 2014 was signed by the Minister of Rural Development and Food. According to the new allocation of funds, 140...
Thursday 14 August 2014

[UK] 170 years since the first meeting of the Rochdale Pioneers

[UK] 170 years since the first meeting of the Rochdale Pioneers
This Monday saw the 170th anniversary of the first meeting of the Rochdale Pioneers, 28 ordinary working people who teamed up to provide pure goods at fair prices and honest weights and measures...
Thursday 14 August 2014

[UK] Co-operatives acting as agents for peace

[UK] Co-operatives acting as agents for peace
Globally 1.5bn people live in countries affected by violence and conflict, and co-operatives, as people-centered enterprises, are playing an active role in promoting peace and mutual understanding.
Tuesday 12 August 2014

Germany - Anonymous campaign against housing cooperatives

Germany - Anonymous campaign against housing cooperatives
Housing cooperatives are present in many cities and offer living space – to quite competitive prices sometimes. In Zurich, this seems to have provoked reactions from the homeowners associations.
Tuesday 12 August 2014

German Banks Press EU for Loan Leniency in SRM Fund Fees

Germany’s small and medium sized banks, namely the cooperative and savings banks, keep the discussion regarding their contributions to the SRM on-going. Apparently, with some success as they...
Monday 04 August 2014

New national French law on social entities

New national French law on social entities
France adopts a new law on social economy. See more information, in French at this link.
Monday 04 August 2014

Europe in Transition: The Role of Social Cooperatives and Social Enterprises

Europe in Transition: The Role of Social Cooperatives and Social Enterprises
The European social model has always been characterized by the active role played in the production of goods and services by a variety of organizations that differ both from private corporations...
Thursday 31 July 2014

How community shops are beating big business

How community shops are beating big business
The 21st-century co-op shop is surpassing supermarkets on like-for-like sales and providing vital local services, all discussed in a report published by The Guardian.
Thursday 31 July 2014

Birmingham Students Housing Co-op on a solution to exploitative landlords

Birmingham Students Housing Co-op on a solution to exploitative landlords
An interview offered by The Guradian, with Helena Dunnett-Orridge, founding member of Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative on bringing student co-ops to the UK.