Cooperatives

People power on the rise as history repeats itself

There I was, trundling along in the car the other day when an interview on Radio National pricked my interest.

There was this chap chatting to Fran Kelly about co-operatives as a modern – and paradoxically, a rather old – answer to the growing trend of governments and businesses exiting from certain services.

He was saying citizens are increasingly coming together to take ownership of the problem or challenge and to do something for themselves.
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