How do we empower ourselves, the middle class, and extend a hand to those who have fallen from that rung, or never reached it? Our economic system is rusted shut. Done in by greed and corruption. It is beyond obvious that creative, robust remedies won’t be coming from our federal or state governments any time soon, … Continue reading Mixers at the Centers
You will find affordable, nutritious food outside of what you cook yourself, next to that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: in your imagination. Fast food is especially abysmal and nutritionally bankrupt. Although I have a guilty affection for junk food, most of it does not taste good and wrecks havoc on … Continue reading Cooperative Consortium of Food Entrepreneurs
The Law of Unintended Consequences is, by definition, unpredictable. The abject failure of our current economic and political system to provide life’s basic necessities, while lavishing the wealthy with every conceivable bauble and privilege, eventually leads to a shift. We’re in for a doozie. This economic and social shift certainly feels Biblical in scope. By … Continue reading The Hidden Benefit of the Debt Ceiling Circus
If ever there was a time for new order of business, it is now. Our economic system, which seemed to work reasonably well, has been corrupted beyond recognition. If you are rich, or have a job with health insurance, enjoy good health, and your retirement plan is intact, you might be okay. For millions of … Continue reading Cooperate for Jobs, Housing, Good Food & Health Care
Cooperatively, we have the potential to relate with each other in a new and supportive ways by remedying the market’s utter failure to provide nourishing food, housing, health care and education, and the care of our most vulnerable populations: the young, the elderly, the disabled and veterans.
The Transition Town movement syncs perfectly with the cooperative business model: tapping synergies to meet the need for better food, nutrition housing and health care that “the market” has overlooked.