Networking small businesses and co-ops to replace corporations

People’s minds have been colonised, and ideas about alternatives, especially financial alternatives, are seen as bizarre. Decolonisation has to come first, so that people are ready for an alternative message.

With Mickey Metts of Agaric Cooperative.

Highlights:

  • Co-ops don’t have to grow to a large size to be successful. A decentralised federation of smaller co-ops is more democratic and a better way to build the new economy.
  • People’s minds have been colonised, and ideas about alternatives, especially financial alternatives, are seen as bizarre. Decolonisation has to come first, so that people are ready for an alternative message.
  • If you have a successful coffee shop, great, but to want to have a branch in every community seems like a ‘modern-day mania’, where you can never have enough.

Links:
Boston Ujima Project
Common Good money

Transcript on LowImpact.org.

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