diy-coop economy

Solidarity Economy (English).flv 3.49  from Brazil

ernandocpbaptista on May 25, 2010

Spanish Cooperative Mondragon weathers the financial storm 

Mar 25, 2012 by NZdotCoop — a short video [2.31] from Al Jazeera on how Mondragon, Spain’s largest cooperative has weathered the financial crisis in the midst of economic uncertainty.

Evergreen Cooperatives 

Uploaded on May 13, 2010.  The Evergreen Cooperatives of Cleveland, Ohio are pioneering innovative models of job creation, wealth building, and sustainability. Evergreen’s employee-owned, for-profit companies are based locally and hire locally. We create meaningful green jobs and keep precious financial resources within our community. Our workers earn a living wage and build equity in their firms as owners of the business.

NRECA: The Electric Cooperative Story

Uploaded on Sep 21, 2011

This great video features a fast-action hand-drawn guide to the history, structure, and purpose of rural electric cooperatives. It was created by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (http://www.nreca.coop).

Institute for Local Self-Reliance  May 3, 2012   Wondering why some communities have decided to build their own networks, sometimes in competition with massive cable and DSL companies? This video explains why – they want faster, less expensive connections that put community needs first.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance  Jun 21, 2011   Digging into the reality of community broadband – we compare the broadband prices and speeds of community networks to incumbent providers, using examples from North Carolina that are representative of modern community fiber networks. Incumbent providers including AT&T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable want to outlaw these networks even as many, including the Federal Communications Commission, recognize the clear benefits of allowing communities to decide locally whether such an investment makes sense.

Which Countries Have The Fastest Internet?   Published on Jul 21, 2015

Bill Moyers interviews Susan Crawford on How Big Cable Increases

Published on Feb 5, 2013

Bill Moyers is back: http://billmoyers.com/

America has a wide digital divide — high-speed broadband and wireless connections are available only to those who can afford the high price tag, and those prices are much higher in the U.S. than they are for the same or better standards around the world. But neither has to be the case, says Susan Crawford, former Special Assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy. Crawford joins Bill to discuss how cable companies put profit motive before public service, and the disastrous effect it has on our democracy.

Digital Divide- Telecomm Industry vs. Communities

Published on Mar 4, 2013 Democarcy Now. Digital Divide- Telecomm Industry vs. Communities.  Support fearless, independent media today by becoming a member of Free Speech TV today! https://www.freespeech.org/join-fstv

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Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love [www.Keep-Tube.com].mp4  Uploaded on Nov 20, 2011

 

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