Mexico, Cooperatives Offer an Alternative

Posted on March 16, 2011 • Filed under: Business, Labor Issues, Mexico, Z1test

After years of decline, the cooperative movement in Mexico is reviving as a relatively safe haven from the shocks of the neoliberal free- market model of production and the financial and food crises that have affected the country. “Cooperatives have had a positive impact on job creation, investment, education and health. They have helped drive community development,” Juan Domínguez, general coordinator of the Cooperative of Advisers for Social Progress (SCAAS), which has worked with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) since 1990, told IPS. Read Article

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