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Cooperation: A Political, Economic, and Social Theory. A discussion on Bernard E. Harcourt's latest book

Q-609 | 6, rue du Colonel Combes | 75007 Paris
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 18:30 to 20:00

Liberal democracy is in crisis around the world, unable to address pressing problems such as climate change. There is, however, another path - cooperation democracy. From consumer co-ops to credit unions, worker cooperatives to insurance mutuals, nonprofits to mutual aid, countless examples prove that people working together can extend the ideals of participatory democracy and sustainability into every aspect of their lives. These forms of cooperation do not depend on electoral politics. Instead, they harness the longstanding practices and values of cooperatives: self-determination, democratic participation, equity, solidarity, and respect for the environment.