Louisiana Co-ops Run from Democracy and Accountability

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New Orleans    Cooperatives should be the shining example that we hold up to corporate abuse and investors greed.  Idealists raise the prospects of cooperatives as the solutions for commerce, housing shortages and affordability issues, worker ownership, and all manner of other social problems everywhere I travel.  The experiments are small but exciting, and then there …

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Finally, South Carolina Finally Cracking Down on Electric Coop Abuses

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Kawakawa      A couple of years ago after extensive research Social Policy published two extensive studies focusing on rural electric cooperatives in all of the southern states and their lack of diversity and democracy.  We didn’t throw the rock and hide the hand.  Labor Neighbor Research & Training Center and its Rural Power Project sent a …

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