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We do not need theories so much as the experience that is the source of the theory.
  --R D Laing, The Politics of Experience
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from an Adbuster editor, a radical anthropologist/one of the inititial organizers, and a savvy movement/internet writer
Where will our movement be in another 30 years? In 2040, I will be 76 years old. Chances are, if I am still alive, I will be hopefully still be blogging (or whatever the kids will be doing in those days) but I will likely not be fully involved in the movement or physically working a 40-50 hour work week. Almost all of our current leadership will be in the same position. The current crop of  Toxic Soil Busters will be pushing 50 (like I am now). What should our movement look like in that age?
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In the recent series on his blog, The Workers' Paradise ,McNamara is very strong on the possibility of the cooperative movement being able to move to scale.  But he wisely directs our attention to the big problems this is going to bring, problems that are already burdening cooperatives.  The primary one he refers to is “the agency problem” (which is pretty much what I mean by “top/down problem”).

Thank you, John McNamara for advancing the conversation about the opportunities, issues, and problems of taking the cooperative advantage to scale.
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...we are coming to our national worker co-op conference sounding the theme that worker co-ops are the solution. My worry, however, is...
Organized by Just, Alternative, Sustainable Economics (JASEcon) in Oakland, CA, the Festival of Grassroots Economics brought people together to imagine an "economy for people and planet."
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Gar Alperovitz talks about the thousands of economic innovations that are rising up to challenge "dog-eat-dog capitalism."
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The Maker of "Capitalism: a Love Story" has some suggestions for action. They include, among other things, turning your workplace into a cooperative...
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by Lisa Stolarski

The Shock Doctrine is one of the most important books of our time. As a persuasive political writer, Naomi Klein is setting a new bar. Her angle is not that of the psychoanalyst, radical political economist or social philosopher, though she moves confidently through the terrain of these and all social sciences. book jacket for

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David Schweickart on the Wall Street bailout and its alternatives.
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An essay on Elmar Altvater's critiques of capitalism.
Can we have markets without the unsustainability of the capitalist format and its attendent biospheric destruction and social and psychic dislocation?
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Social theory perspective on building alternative economies
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A 5-part essay on growth, hierarchy and it's alternatives.

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