Monthly Archives: July 2009

Oh no! Ex-MP Richard Allan hired to make the EU more Facebook-friendly

As you may remember from my Google-WEF rant a few years ago, I strongly believe that governments should regulate private corporations and not the other way round. It is part of our job as business owners to try to stay … Continue reading

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Happy International Day of Cooperatives

Today is the 87th ICA and 15th UN International Day of Cooperatives. There’s a PDF message from the United Nations secretary general. It’s also the start of the Tour de France, which runs for the next 22 days. There are … Continue reading

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Small is beautiful or big is better? (#coop09 sw audio download)

There were several interesting conferences last week. An honourable mention to the Worker Co-operative Forum, but the most interesting for me was the Cooperatives-SW annual conference in Plymouth on Tuesday 23 June 2009. This free event was split into three … Continue reading

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Digital Britain Report: first glance

The Digital Britain Report was published on 16 June 2009. I only got time to look at it quickly recently because this is one of the co-op AGM seasons. At first glance, it misses the mark. It doesn’t do anything … Continue reading

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