UC41 Co-operators’ Fair Issue August-September 1980

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Undercurrents 41 Co-operators’ Fair Issue August-September 1980  Contents Link to download as .pdf

1 Eddies: News from everywhere 

7 What’s When & What’s What

9 What Are Co-ops For? – The Co-op Fair Organising Group

10 Where They Are: Map and gazetteer of Britain’s co-ops 

11 Can Big Be Beautiful? – Two Suma workers tell all 

13 Winds of Change – Nick Murgatroyd: Something NEW out of Hexham

14 Working Collectively – Tess McMahon: The difficulties and delights of direct democracy 

16 DeltaT, Ragged Robin and Computercraft

18 Interplay

19 No Messing – Freer Spreckley: Efficiency is not a dirty word 

20 Co-op Letters  – Helen Sanders and Ellen Buckingham: Comradely criticism 

22 Orgasmic Labour and National Economic Planning – John Southgate: How co-ops can stave off Doomsday 

23 A Letter from a Dissident – Vladimir Ulyanovitch: Co-ops are the acceptable face of socialism 

24 An Everyday Story of Co-operative Folk – Cartoons by Ingrid Emsden, Dave Bygott and Dan Daum; storyline by Dave Belden 

28 Macho Nations  – Robbie Brandwynne talks to Daniel Ellsberg 

30 Can Capitalism Co-opt Co-ops? – Dave Belden: The perils of the primrose path 

32 A Strong Voice of our Own – Dave Belden: How to keep co-ops on the straight and narrow 

34 Co-op Lit – Peter Clarke: A lightning tour round the literature 

36 The Undercurrents Review of Books

44 Letters – Your chance to get back at us 

46 Small Ads

47 Back Numbers

48 Subscription Form


Published every two months by Undercurrents Ltd., 27 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1R OAT. Full details of editorial meetings, distribution etc are on page 48.

ISSN 0306 2392


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