The Public Good: Reports from the Front Lines

Date: 6 Sep 2017 | posted in: Public Good News, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

A selection of recent news stories with an ILSR insight into “The Public Good.” Separate and Unequal, Again In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 58 year-old decision upholding the right of states to have segregated school systems. “Separate but … Read More

The Mondragon System: Cooperation at Work

Date: 5 Nov 1992 | posted in: governance, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

This 1992 report by David Morris is a review of the Mondragon Cooperative in Spain. The report examines cooperative structure, management, education, finance, and banking.

The Mondragon Cooperative Corporation is a 35 year old experiment in building a comprehensive cooperative society in which labor plays the primary and dominant role. The Cooperative Group has amassed technical, managerial and financial resources comparable to those of a major corporation and used those resources to further social as well as economic goals that emphasize the importance of community and small and medium scale enterprise.

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