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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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The Cooperative Emergency Fund provides aid to help cooperatives recover from disasters, including financing repairs to housing cooperatives damaged by Hurricane Sandy and covering costs related to a fire at a Midwest food cooperative.
Silver is also responsible for founding the NCB Co-op 100, the annual listing promoting the financial impact the country's cooperatives have on the economy.
Started since nineteen century, formal cooperatives are deep rooted in capitalist and socialist countries.
The close connection between investment and patronage is even stronger in so-called new generation cooperatives (NGCs).
After one successful year, the group named itself the Kensington Cooperative Nursery School, and thus became an early participant in what would soon emerge as a nationwide movement among suburban mothers: the cooperative nursery school movement.
If the business with local co-ops simply shifts over to other regional cooperatives, you still have the same basic system just under a different umbrella," he says.
Cooperatives would also promote experimentation with effective ways to use capital, especially computer-based instruction and televised presentations by master teachers.
The first was the evolution of public library cooperatives to multitype systems or, in the case of some states, development of cooperatives from the beginning as multitype rather than single type.
In this role, Nelson was first introduced to a new wave of food cooperatives in the Twin Cities.
The wearer of many hats, Carlson is most visible as executive director of the Federation, a non-profit membership organization comprised of housing cooperatives, condominiums and industry professionals in New York City, Westchester, Long Island and other parts of New York State.
Cooperatives can help bring stability, economic development, and democracy to the post September 11th world.

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