The way Mondragon got started was that the local workers were convinced to form credit unions which were limited to financial support for startup of co-op businesses. Workers then could borrow, as needed, what the credit union figured would be a reasonable capitalization of reasonable startup companies -- about the price-tag of a work truck
-- joked that it will always be easier to rally politically inclined people behind unrealistic, revolutionary causes than to rally them around subtle economic progress, because no crowd marches behind a banner proclaiming, "Toward a Marginally Improved Society!"
Subtleties are hoaxes of the suits of the academic world
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