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  • n. Plural form of cooperative.


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  • The reason why there are no substantive non-profit insurance cooperatives is that they are not as viable as it seems now!!!

    TX Dem: Bill without public option 'would be very, very difficult'

  • Under the law, a limited number of civil societies and associations that are specifically designated as non-profit organizations, as well as certain cooperatives, are considered as non-taxpayers, although they are required to file annual information returns to determine their net excess of income over expenses.

    Taxes in Mexico

  • With all the news about Big Government -- the cabinet reshuffle slated for next year, the Cross-Strait agreements slated to pass without real legislative oversight -- there's still plenty of stuff going on with Little Government that shows how KMT control of local faction networks and local agriculture and irrigation cooperatives translates into local political dominance.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • He has participated in national and international collectors 'conferences and studied how other Latin American cooperatives have organized themselves.


  • Senator Kent Conrad's ersatz public option -- his regional "cooperatives" -- won't have the scale or authority to do what a public option would do.

    The Public Option's Last Stand, and the Public's

  • The runner-up was a group that helped create worker-owned companies known as cooperatives.

    A Lesson in Philanthropy

  • Getty Images AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka More troubling is the U.S. attempt to force Colombia to raise its labor costs by putting new restrictions on so-called cooperatives, a form of business arrangement that lets employers engage in flexible contracts with workers.

    Trumping Trumka

  • Based on a philosophy of human values, respect, and equality, the cooperatives are an inspiration in demonstrating what an evolved business environment looks like.

    Georgia Kelly: An Alternative to Cutthroat Capitalism

  • Every time I give you examples of societies that have (or have had) high levels of state ownership or high levels of indicative planning, or even high levels of workers' ownership (aka cooperatives) or workers' management that also are democratic (and have markets), you reply back "but they are not Marxist," even though Marx never clearly and explicitly called for the complete abolition of markets (although he certainly criticized them at very great length).

    Communist Economic Policy: Stalinism or the Red Army?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • BLITZER: An alternative is these so-called cooperatives, health care cooperatives, that he would like to see emerge with some government seed money, but they wouldn't be part of the government.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2009


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