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  • Charles I 1 1600-1649. King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625-1649). His power struggles with Parliament resulted in the English Civil War (1642-1648) in which Charles was defeated. He was tried for treason and beheaded in 1649.
  • Charles I 2 1887-1922. Emperor of Austria (1916-1918) and king of Hungary as Charles IV (1916-1918). Deposed after World War I, he twice failed to regain the Hungarian throne (1921).
  • See Charlemagne.


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  • Never in Mondragon's history has any worker been laid off for financial reasons.

    Jeffrey Hollender: In Search of Business That Cooperates: What We Can Learn From the World's Most Successful Worker Cooperatives

  • Mondragon's comments are not going to resonate favorably in the PNM boardroom which is gearing up for a December rate increase hearing before the NM Public Regulation Commission, but his comments should be noted by the Legislature and local governments as they contemplate economic incentives for large companies. (emphasis added)

    IRB's, TIF's and Taxes: Alphabet Soup shifts tax burden on to working New Mexicans

  • Just as the Basques were empowered by Arizmendiarrieta's 'evolved distributism' to lift themselves by their bootstraps from their poverty and privation in the aftermath of the Civil War, so too may others now be encouraged by Mondragon's example to transcend along similar lines the grief and fear to which the greed and folly of rampant capitalism and insufficiently regulated market forces have so wantonly given rise.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Mondragon's Eroski worker/consumer co-operative now operates some 2,441 retail outlets, ranging in size from petrol stations to small franchise stores to hyper-markets and shopping malls, in locations that now extent beyond Spain, to France and Andorra.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Mondragon's remarkable track record explodes the myth of the limited capabilities of the smaller unit and of individuals acting in cooperation rather than competition.

    Distributism: The Neglected Tradition

  • Mondragon's on-going expansion is now much less through establishing new co-operatives, and more through strategic acquisitions and alliances.

    Distributism: Past, Present and Future

  • A quarrel between the different regiments as to the right of precedence precipitated the attack, before the reserve, consisting of some picked companies of Mondragon's veterans, had been able to arrive.

    History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89 — Complete

  • On the 26th September, the news, very much exaggerated, of Mondragon's brilliant victory near Wessel, and of the deaths of Philip Nassau and Ernest Solms, reached the Spanish camp.

    History of the United Netherlands, 1590-99 — Complete

  • The rebound caromed off diving goalkeeper Fayrd Mondragon's back and in for the only score of the match.

    The Seattle Times

  • Ford's performance and Mr. Mondragon's tenure coincide with the upheaval that transformed the North American auto industry, beginning with the recession of 2008-09 and the bankruptcy filings of Ford's main rivals, Chrysler LLC and General Motors Corp.; the recall crisis that shook Toyota; and the earthquake and tsunami that battered all Japanese auto makers this year.

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