Via Porcupine Blog
. Peter Dimitrov has a third installment
in his series "Toward a New Economics for British Columbia" at BC Politics
. (See also Part 1
and Part 2
It is asserted that for British Columbia, the "co-op" or "co-operative model" of development, while is thusfar underutilized, is the best institutional vehicle to bring about such an economic model of development.
A model of development predicated on co-operatives could maximize democratic control of development by local citizens who would be the voting members of the co-op. It could mobilize the savings of citizens and perhaps even union pension funds.