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Montreal is the largest city in Quebec, the second-largest city in Canada and arguably the most cosmopolitan city in North America. The cooperative movement in Quebec dates back to the late 19th century, with the founding of North America’s oldest and most established credit union, the Caisse Desjardins. Since then, co-ops and social economy projects have entered every sphere of economic and cultural life in the city and the province. The rise of social networks and crowdfunding has vastly expanded the possibilities.
In a world consumed by a faltering capitalism, with rising inequalities and devastating social consequences, few would argue that the..read more
Allow parents to pay for their children’s education using their goods and services and when money is scarce.
Written by Positive Money on October 4, 2017. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has given an interesting talk at the Bank of England conference on 29th Sep 2017. The focus of her talk was on how will fintech change central...read more
Commons Transition presents this report in two volumes by Céline Piques and Xavier Rizos, with the support of P2P Foundation founder Michel Bauwens. The Commons movement is facing a challenge: to articulate the optimum rate at which a resource can be harvested or used without damaging its ability to replenish itself. The next economy will […]
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Written by Edward Smythe on September 28, 2017. UK household real wages have just experienced their worst decade since the 1860s, and are still falling. A concern is building that a private debt crisis might threaten the UK economy. In a piece for the New Statesman,...read more
Hello, Are you or would you like to be a leader in the movement to create a neighborly, HUMAN economy? Then help us do a great job. I’m writing to encourage you to join our strategic planning sessions over the next 2 days. For some of you it’s super short notice, my apologies! it’s been…read more