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The Friedman Doctrine 50 Years On: A Total Disaster

On September 13, 1970, Milton Friedman penned and Op-Ed for the New York Times that was essentially the opening shot of the economic civil war between the rival economic ideas of John Maynard Keynes and F. W. Hayek. Friedman, a … Continue reading

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The Unnamed Co-op Value: Gritty

Calvin Coolidge, the US President that symbolized the 1920s, has been credited with this statement: “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; … Continue reading

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International Credit Union Day

It is sometimes easy to take Credit Unions for granted in the US. They seem to be everywhere! Here in Olympia, we have WSECU (state employees), BECU (Boeing employees), TwinStar, (school teachers), OBEE (Olympia Brewing), OCCU (logging), Olympia Credit Union, … Continue reading

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Co-operation Isn’t For Everyone. . . (initially)

REFLECTION NO. 538 The radicalism of the cooperative proposal, in face of development, appealing to the economic, personal, communal and integral concourse of its believers, faces the alternative of success or complete failure. Cooperativism requires people with a strong spirit, … Continue reading

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