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Cooperative: Ownership Matters

The Labour Party of United Kingdom is probably the first political party to oppose neo-liberalism because of "anaemic growth, stagnant wages and productivity, stark inequality, low investment, indebted consumer, frequently bubbling asset" and climate severity ( Lawrence, Pendleton and Mahmoud, 2018 ).  According the New Economic Foundation "The flaws in the neoliberal model came to… Continue reading Cooperative: Ownership Matters

cooperative, e-papers, Events

Free Flights from UK to Shri Lanka

Co‑operatives UK is offering free return flights for three young co-operators to attend the Global Youth Forum in Colombo, Sri Lanka in July. To apply for a free return flight, email membership@uk.coop with ‘Global Youth Forum Flight’ in the subject line before 5pm on 22 May. The free-to-attend, five-day event – from 22 to 26 July – offers opportunities for training, skills… Continue reading Free Flights from UK to Shri Lanka

Capitalism, cooperative, Publications

COOPERATIVE: Ideal for an Egalitarian Big Society

A wave of thoughts came into my mind about the new economy after reading some mind-blowing books written by Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Shiller, Thomas Picketty, Jeffery Shacks and Paul Collier. They have put the global population – who have very limited access to the resources - at the centre of their debate and raised a concern… Continue reading COOPERATIVE: Ideal for an Egalitarian Big Society

Amartya Sen, Egalitarianism, Environment, food security, Globalization, inequality, Joseph Stiglitz

Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!

The Americans have realised that their democracy is not working to create a fair society. As a witness of this, an eye-opening thought from world-renowned economist Joseph E Stiglitz has vowed again that “Most Americans want a higher minimum wage, they want gun control, they want access to healthcare … yet our democracy can’t deliver… Continue reading Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!