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A British Town's Novel Solution to Austerity

Preston, England was faced with economic crisis; in response, it has developed a plan of local public spending and promotion of worker-owned cooperatives. Following the models of the Evergreen Cooperatives in Ohio and the Mondragon Corporation in Basque, Spain, Preston has become the Labour Party’s ideal model to extend to the rest of the UK

Publication date: 2019-05-12
Parent publication: The Atlantic
Publication URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/05/british-town-local-economy/588943/

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