[Marxism] Aus. community cooperative points to new food system
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Wed May 30 21:19:25 MDT 2012
A large public forum was held in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley on May 16 to
officially launch a community cooperative that local people hope will
become an example for the rest of the country.
The launch came almost a year since Heinz announced it would shut down its
tomato processing plant in the nearby town of Girgarre. The closure left
146 workers without a job and affected about 600 people whose livelihoods
depended on the factory.
“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker
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