Mark Simmonds gave us some free advice that saved us hundreds of pounds when we were setting up as a workers’ co-op. We talk about his work, and get deeper into the philosophy of co-operation.
- There’s a crash coming. We need co-ops and co-operative practices in place to catch people.
- The crash will probably be caused by a lack of an economically and energetically viable energy source to run society as it is now.
- Keep co-ops small and networked, rather than growing huge co-ops. The separate co-operative societies for each town merged together – not a good idea.