In financial terms, any item is worth only what someone
> will pay for it. People will cooperate when it is in their best
> interests to do so but sooner or later, Human nature will prevail and
> the co-op system will tend towards capitalism. Rarely do the people who
> are struggling to survive entertain fantasies about co-ops and such.
> Co-ops only seem to occur when there is a sufficient amount of revenue
> generated by capitalism.
CO_op's and Capitalism are not enemies! Depending on constitution and stuff,
but on the whole was initially designed to make money for the owners=
members. That and the fact they are able to play marked- player and making
the goods available cheaper to their members. On the continent and more
specific in Germany the CO- op's are still big players, owning banks and
Of course jealousy amongst members means certain death for the
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