Short and sweet — 2 minutes on why co-operatives can beat out capitalistic globalization. 2012: Year of the Co-operative!

Co-operatives by their nature are local. They’re controlled by members that live in the communities where they work. They are democratic, it’s in their DNA, and they have a primary focus on serving the needs of their members in their community; not the needs of capital that is concentrated in New York or London or Hong Kong.

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