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Reference resources on SSE

  • Hitchhiking Across the Atlantic to Visit Co-ops
    by Josh Davis on 12 September 2019 at 15 h 38 min

    [Editors note: Last year, Cath Muller of Radical Routes traveled from the UK to the US, via Spain and the Canary Islands (on a sail boat) to visit and learn from cooperatives on this side of the pond. In this interview she discusses her history and current work in the cooperative movement, and the differences between co-ops in the US and in the UK.]Regions: United StatesCanadaWestern EuropeInstitutions & Structures: Housing CooperativesWorker CooperativesVisions & […]

  • Solidarity Economy Roads
    by Josh Davis on 9 September 2019 at 17 h 33 min

    Translated by Matt Noyes(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)Read Chapter 1Read Chapter 2Read Chapter 3Read Chapter 4Regions: Latin AmericaInstitutions & Structures: Family FarmsVisions & Models: beyond capitalismsolidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeFeminism & Gender JusticePractices, Tools & Strategies: Solidarity Economy Organizing […]

  • An Interview with Melanie Conn
    by Josh Davis on 5 September 2019 at 17 h 12 min

    cross-posted from Each For All“I don’t know if every “women’s thing” starts out because a woman was pissed off, but that’s been my history.”Regions: CanadaInstitutions & Structures: CollectivesCredit UnionsHousing CooperativesSupport OrganizationsWorker CooperativesVisions & Models: solidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeFeminism & Gender JusticeWorkplace DemocracyEconomic […]

  • Pakistan: Peasant organisations pledge to push back against Industrial Farming
    by abhilash on 4 September 2019 at 12 h 04 min

    The Pakistan Kissan Rabta Committee (PKRC) on Sunday vowed to lead the fight against industrial farming practice advocated by multinationals across Pakistan. The members of the committee pledged to aggressively promote and adopt “natural sustainable crop production”. After a two-day national convention, “Building a Peasant Movement in Pakistan” held in Lahore, the PKRC elected a... Read more → The post Pakistan: Peasant organisations pledge to push back against […]

  • Reema Nanavaty, General Secretary of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
    by Socioeco.org on 3 September 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? International Conference , UNTFSSE, 25 – 26 June 2019Mots-clés géographiques : Asie, IndeMots-clés thématiques : femmes, actrices de l’ESS, maintien de l’agriculture paysanne, Gestion durable de l’eau, Energies renouvelables et locales, émancipationSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • Creating Inclusive Organizations through Shared Ownership, Participation and Profits
    by Socioeco.org on 3 September 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Presentation on SSE and cooperatives by Francesca NugnesAuteurs : Francesca NugnesOrganismes : Organisation International du Travail/ International Labour Organization (BIT/ILO)Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, Asie, Afrique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique latine et CaraïbesMots-clés thématiques : Les coopérativesSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Co-ops Funding Co-ops
    by Josh Davis on 3 September 2019 at 16 h 05 min

    FLORENCE, MA- Unlike most print shops, in the last decade Collective Copies, a 36 year-old worker cooperative, hasn’t been scaling back their business — they’re expanding. The shop owes its most recent successes to leveraging its co-operative identity. The newest addition to the co-operative’s equipment is a wide format printer purchased with a loan from their own support co-operative, the Valley Alliance of Worker Co-ops (VAWC). With this addition, the business is now […]

  • USMCA pits rural people in each country against one another: Via Campesina North America
    by abhilash on 3 September 2019 at 6 h 26 min

    Numerous sections of the [US-Mexico-Canada] agreement propose trade policy changes that will worsen the social, economic, and environmental crises facing rural communities across North America. Many of problem areas in the agreement include: the privileging of corporate interests over those of laborers and family farmers; the focused attempt to attack Mexico’s ability to protect its... Read more → The post USMCA pits rural people in each country against one another: Via Campesina […]

  • La Via Campesina issues call to mobilise against WTO and Free Trade Agreements
    by abhilash on 2 September 2019 at 7 h 39 min

    02 September, Harare: Two decades after coming into being, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) – one of the flag bearers of globalisation and neo-liberalism – is facing an existential crisis that is precipitated by the same group of people who created it. This is also happening at a time when peasants and indigenous people are... Read more → The post La Via Campesina issues call to mobilise against WTO and Free Trade Agreements appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Somontes Occupation: La Via Campesina extends solidarity to labourers of SOC-SAT, Andalusia
    by abhilash on 1 September 2019 at 6 h 39 min

    La Via Campesina’s Mid-Term Conference, held in Harare, Zimbabwe, and attended by over 70 peasant delegates from Africa, America, Asia and Europe, expresses its solidarity with the day labourers of the SOC-SAT from Andalusia who occupied the Somontes public farm in Palma del Río for the seventh time on 26 August. These 432 hectares of... Read more → The post Somontes Occupation: La Via Campesina extends solidarity to labourers of SOC-SAT, Andalusia appeared first on Via […]

  • HOW HEALTH, INDUSTRIAL AND SERVICES COOPERATIVES CONTRIBUTE TO REDUCING INEQUALITIES
    by Cicopa on 30 August 2019 at 13 h 07 min

    Session organized by IHCO and CICOPA in the framework of the «Cooperatives for Development» conference of the International Cooperative Alliance 16 October 2019 […]

  • Co-op Education in Madison
    by Josh Davis on 29 August 2019 at 16 h 08 min

    Regions: United StatesInstitutions & Structures: Support OrganizationsWorker CooperativesVisions & Models: place-based (local) economicsMovements & Struggles: Workplace DemocracyPractices, Tools & Strategies: FinancingSolidarity Economy OrganizingEconomic Sectors: Community Development […]

  • International Fair Trade Charter
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Organismes : World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO)Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, Asie, Afrique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, OcéanieMots-clés thématiques : commerce équitableSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • CSAct!
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Learn the skills, gain the knowledge, Be part of CSAOrganismes : UrgenciMots-clés géographiques : EuropeMots-clés thématiques : circuits courts et circuits économiques solidaires, amapSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Outils […]

  • CSAct! LSPA
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Organismes : UrgenciMots-clés géographiques : EuropeMots-clés thématiques : agroécologie, amapSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • Fairtrade Towns: energizing your community to change the world
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, Royaume UniMots-clés thématiques : commerce équitable, Politiques urbaines pour des villes durables et justes, Achats publics responsablesSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • Rural Electric Cooperative Tpplkit
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Organismes : New Economy CoalitionMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : coopératives d’énergie renouvelableSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Outils […]

  • Resources on Fair Trade Towns
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, Royaume UniMots-clés thématiques : commerce équitable, Politiques urbaines pour des villes durables et justes, Achats publics responsablesSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Outils […]

  • « Social Economy in Seoul »
    by Socioeco.org on 28 August 2019 at 23 h 46 min

    Mots-clés géographiques : Asie, Corée du SudSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • Peasant organisations from 18 African countries take part in an agroecology encounter in Harare
    by abhilash on 28 August 2019 at 9 h 54 min

    The Encounter of Agroecology Schools of La Via Campesina Africa took place from 20-23 August in Harare, with the participation of 16 peasant organisations, from 18 countries across the Africa- continent. The exchange was meant to strengthen the common vision on the training of peasants in Peasant Agroecology as part of the defence of Food... Read more → The post Peasant organisations from 18 African countries take part in an agroecology encounter in Harare appeared first on Via Campesina […]

  • Post-Soviet Co-ops
    by Josh Davis on 26 August 2019 at 15 h 09 min

    cross-posted from YES! MagazineRegions: Central AsiaInstitutions & Structures: Producer CooperativesMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeEnvironmental JusticeEconomic Sectors: Land Tenure & StewardshipManufacturing […]

  • “Burning the Amazon is a crime against humanity”, Via Campesina Brazil
    by abhilash on 26 August 2019 at 14 h 19 min

    “The Amazon is a territory of life, food, water, and cultures, not destruction, death, and exploitation” Over the past few days, peoples and governments from around the world have been witnessing the consequences of the recent and serious crimes committed against the Amazon rain forest. The thick clouds of smoke that covered the southeast of... Read more → The post “Burning the Amazon is a crime against humanity”, Via Campesina Brazil appeared first on Via Campesina […]

  • VII Encuentro de Finanzas Rurales
    by inaise_admin on 23 August 2019 at 17 h 55 min

    Félicitations à nos membres Red Fasco et Red Katalysis pour le succès de la VIIe réunion sur la finance rurale qui a eu lieu au Costa Rica du 20 au 22 août. Plus de 150 participants ont eu l’occasion d’échanger sur le thème Finance rurale une stratégie mondiale visant à contribuer au développement et à […] The post VII Encuentro de Finanzas Rurales appeared first on Inaise. […]

  • Fermenting Workplace Democracy
    by Josh Davis on 22 August 2019 at 16 h 41 min

    Join Real Pickles, Equal Exchange, and Democracy Brewing for a lively and interactive panel on how three local companies are using worker ownership and fermentation to change our food industry for the better.Regions: United StatesInstitutions & Structures: Worker CooperativesMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeWorkplace DemocracyEconomic Sectors: Food […]

  • Transformation Begins at Home
    by Josh Davis on 19 August 2019 at 16 h 28 min

    cross-posted from openDemocracyPractices, Tools & Strategies: Strategies for ChangeEconomic Sectors: Religion & Spirituality […]

  • Public Conference on Peasants’ Rights in Brussels: Register Now!
    by abhilash on 17 August 2019 at 12 h 59 min

    Public Conference: Peasants’ Rights in Europe The implementation of the UN Declaration for the Rights of Peasants (UNDROP) in Europe and its contribution to the SDGs and the UN Decade  of Family Farming 30 September 2019- 13:30-17:00 European Economic and Social Committee VMA building, Rue Van Maerlant 2 – room VMA3 Brussels In December 2018, the... Read more → The post Public Conference on Peasants’ Rights in Brussels: Register Now! appeared first on Via […]

  • Rural Youth: training and participation drive
    by abhilash on 16 August 2019 at 10 h 39 min

    One of the central challenges for the peasant movement is ensuring that the rural youth is able to stay in rural areas and has the knowledge and conditions needed to live and farm with dignity. This was acknowledged in the VII Congress of the Coordinadora Latinoamericana de Organizaciones del Campo/CLOC-La Vía Campesina in Cuba at... Read more → The post Rural Youth: training and participation drive appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Solidarity Economy Roads
    by Josh Davis on 15 August 2019 at 16 h 41 min

    Translated by Matt Noyes(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)Read Chapter 1Read Chapter 2Read Chapter 3Read Chapter 4Regions: Latin AmericaVisions & Models: place-based (local) economicssolidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Environmental JusticePractices, Tools & Strategies: Solidarity Economy OrganizingEconomic Sectors: Ecological Processes […]

  • Book Review: 'Our Democracy and the American Indian' by Laura Cornelius Kellogg
    by Josh Davis on 12 August 2019 at 15 h 40 min

    [Editor's note: alert reader Brigit McCone recently made us aware of an important cooperative advocate whose work on Native American solidarity economics has been largely overlooked, including in our own publication. Fortunately for us and our readers, Brigit has penned a brief introduction to the work of Laura Cornelius Kellogg. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.]Regions: United StatesVisions & Models: beyond capitalismMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeNative […]

  • Trickle-up economics
    by Socioeco.org on 8 August 2019 at 23 h 49 min

    Article of Prospect, July 13, 2019Auteurs : Ted HowardMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-Unis, Europe, Royaume UniMots-clés thématiques : Achats publics responsables, Les coopératives, chaîne de production solidaire, Politiques urbaines pour des villes durables et justesSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]