Informal References for The Cooperative Movement vs. Global Capitalism


(Chronologically, starting with most recent)

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract.id=2770136

http://www.geo.coop/story/unions-and-worker-co-0ps-working-together

http://www.coha.org/venezuela%E2%80%99s-communes-not-as-radical-as-you-might-think

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Organized-Communities-in-Venezuela-Develop-New-Type-of-Coffee-20160123-0019.html

http://geo.coop/archives/nicaragua1104.htm

http://ica.coop/en/whats-co-op/co-operative-facts-figures

http://institute.coop/news/2015-cooperative-developer-fellows

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/61474

https://www.google.com/search?q=labor+migration+statistucs+inside+countries&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en

https://books.google.com/books?id=aJfFAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA255&lpg=PA255

Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy, Clark University, Worcesterm Ma
July-10-12, 2015. east.usworker.coop

New Economy Coalition/2015 US Social Forum. Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. Jun 24-28, 2015. neweconomy.net, https://www.ussocialforum.net

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/07/24/998239/-Anti-Capitalist-Meet-Up-Is-A-Non-Exploitive-Economy-Based-on-Worker-Own-Cooperatives-Possible

http://www.rochdalepioneersmuseum.coop/about-us/the-rochdale-principles/

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/07/01/1104943/-Anti-Capitalist-Meetup-The-Cooperative-Movement-and-the-Big-Tent-Approach

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/25/1077715/-ANTI-CAPITALIST-MEET-UP-THE-CANARY-IN-THE-COAL-MINE-OF-THE-COOPERATIVE

https://libya360.wordpress.com/2014/11/22/venezuela-the-silent-success-of-cooperatives-in-the-bolivarian-revolution

Chavez and the Communal State/ John Bellamy Foster/ Monthly Review. April 1, 2015: http://monthlyreview.org/2015/04/01/chavez-and-the-communal-state/

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/01/12/1268841/-Anti-Capitalist-Meetup-Fagor-Goes-Bankrupt-Trouble-in-Camelot

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/11/1230427/-Anti-Capitalist-Meetup-New-Era-Windows-Symbol-of-a-New-Workers-Movement

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/01/22/1055510/-Anti-Capitalist-Meet-up-A-Shot-Gun-Marriage-Between-Worker-Owned-Cooperatives-and-Trade-Unions

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/09/18/1018037/-Anti-Capitalist-Meet-up-The-Development-of-a-Cooperative-Economy-in-Practice

Leenson, Eric. Analysis Just Ahead - Cuba's Cooperative Groundswell. May 15, 2015: cubastandard.com,

Alperovitz, Gus, et al, The Next System Project: New Political-Economics for the Twenty First Century. March 2015. thenextsystem.org

Graeber, David. The Utopia of Rules (On technology, stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy). First Melville House. February 2015.

http://www.mondragon-corpporation.com/wp-bontent/themes/MONDRAGON/docs/eng/annual-report-2014.pdf

http://www.takepart.com/feature/2014/05/30/co-op-businesses-in-the-us-evergreen-cooperatives

Trouble in workers’ paradise. The collapse of Spain’s Fagor tests the world’s largest group of co-operatives. Nov 9th 2013 | MADRID | From the print edition, The Economist

Mondragon: An alternative to capitalism or part of the capitalist scheme of things?

Mondragón and the System Problem Friday, 01 November 2013 09:04 By Gar Alperovitz and Thomas M Hanna, Truthout | Op-Ed; republished: http://www.garalperovitz.com/2013/11/mondragon-and-the-system-problem/

http://www.usw.org/union/allies/The-Union-Co-op-Model-March-26-2012.pdf

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/latin-america-rising/venezuelas-co-op-boom Michael Fox, Venezuela’s Co-op Boom, May 11,2011.

Anti-Capitalist Meet-up: The Development of a Cooperative Economy in Practice

Separating Utopian Goals from Working Models. By Geminijen; http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/09/18/1018037/-Anti-Capitalist-Meet-up:-The-Development-of-a-Cooperative-Economy-in-Practice

Anti-Capitalist Meet-Up: Is A Non-Exploitive Economy Based on Worker-Own Cooperatives Possible? by Geminijen; http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/07/24/998239/-Anti-Capitalist-Meet-Up:-Is-A-Non-Exploitive-Economy-Based-on-Worker-Own-Cooperatives-Possible

Personal Interview with Evergreen Initiative cooperative developers. Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy (http://east.usworker.coop). Margaret Rapp, July 10, 2011.

SteelValley.Org Green Coop Industrial Laundry Wins $250,000 from Heinz in Pittsburgh. 6/10/2011

The Rise Of Shared Ownership And The Fall Of Business As Usual; Jeffrey Hollender, Mon Jun 27, 2011

Ted Howard, Lillian Kuri and India Pierce Lee, The Evergreen Cooperative Initiative of Cleveland, Ohio:Writing the Next Chapter for Anchor-Based Redevelopment Initiatives. The Cleveland Foundation
White Paper Prepared for The Neighborhood Funders Group Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN. September 29 – October 1, 2010

Worker Co-ops & Unions: a Strategy for Creating Jobs and Growing Union Membership. By Deborah Groban Olson, Center for Community Based Enterprise & Ingenuity US, L3C. PPT Presentation to US Federation F Worker Cooperatives. Aug 6, 2010

www.Community-Wealth.org. Howard, Ted and Steve Dubb, and Gar Alperowitz,  The New Economy, the Summer 2009 issue of YES! Magazine

Personal Interviews with Cooperative Members and representatives of Banco Mujer, Venezuela (Caracas & Lora, 2008). Rapp, Margaret. rap8643@aol.com

Camila Piñeiro Harnecker. Workplace Democracy and Collective Consciousness: An Empirical Study of Venezuelan Cooperatives. 2007, Volume 59, Issue 06 (November): http://monthlyreview.org/author/camilapineiroharnecker

The Lavaca Collective, Sin Patron: /stories from Argentina’s Worker-Run Factories,  Buenes Aires, Argentina @2004 lavaca Collective. Transl. @ 2007 Haymarket Books, www.haymarketbooks.org.

Castenada, Nora and the Women’s Development Bank of Venezuela, Creating a Caring Economy. Crossroads Books @ 2006 Global Wolmen’s Strike.

"Worker-Owners and Unions: Why Can't We Just Get Along?"  Dan Bell. Dollars & Sense. September/October 2006.

 [exerpt] "Corporation Busting: A strategy for Unions and Coops Toward Building a Labor-Ownership Economy."by Lisa Stolarski. Issue 71 of Grassroots Economic Organizing. DECEMBER 18, 2006

"Unions and Cooperatives: Allies in the Struggle to Build Democratic Workplaces."by Lisabeth L Ryder.Issue 71 of Grassroots Economic Organizing . Dec 18, 2006.

Personal Interviews with cooperative members from Nicaragua (Managua, Grenada, 1999).  Rapp, Margaret.

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