Harnessing The Capacity Of Cooperatives To Build A Better World Now

If you’re like me, you’re probably growing frustrated hearing the lofty promises of this campaign season, everything from taking on the establishment and revolution to the other end of the dial about embracing a stagnant status quo. What if we didn’t need to wait every fourth November to learn which Presidential candidate’s policies will be shaping our lives? What if we could take control of our own lives and communities with ownership and voice in the businesses that shape our local economies? And what if we could do it now?

I am convinced the Cooperatives for a Better World (CBW) initiative is making this exact case. CBW positions cooperatives –not politics or big business- at the center of our civic discourse so we the people can direct the change we want to see in our lives and our local communities.

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