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The Vietnamese government is committed to a bringing in co-operative revolution, said prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

He was speaking at the 10th Asia-Pacific Co-operative Ministers’ Conference in Hanoi, where he said the co-op model was  important for national development, with around 70% of the country’s population living in rural areas.

Green America is proud to introduce the six finalists for this spring''s People & Planet Awards for finalists with a commitment to green gardening

“(The Triangle) has always been a very supporting community in terms of local foods — but numbers at the local farmers markets have been going down,” said Kelly Morrison of Color Fields Farm in Hillsborough.

Morrison and a group of local farmers think they have found a solution to those limited options.

KINGSTON – The residents of the 212 homes at Town & Country Estates can say they spent Wednesday buying a mobile home park.

The applause at the announcement “It’s done, It’s done” spoke for itself as the new owners of the mobile home park celebrated one of the most significant purchases of their lives.

The paper explores the rationale and potential for practitoners in both complementary currencies and platform cooperatives, and their associated researchers, to consider the role of open protocols to grow the digital commons and avoid a digital dystopia of platform monopolies. The authors contend that there have been two parallel worlds of practice that have hitherto had little interaction.

At a point in time when more and more people are understanding the problems associated with capitalism and beginning to criticise capitalism, it is not an accident that all forms of value are being called one or another type of capital, thus muting or silencing the critique of the domination of capital. More and more people recognize the need for ending the unlimited accumulation of capital and ending the domination of capital over communities of people, replacing it with authentic, deep democracy.

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