Category Archives: Cooperatives

The Importance of Morality in Cooperatives

Adapted from A Look at Decentralized Economy and the Cooperative System, by Ac. Tadbhavananda Avt., PROUT Research Institute, Copenhagen, 1993

A PROUT cooperative is not basically profit-motivated. It understands the need for itself to stay afloat, to evolve, and to provide the members of, say, a producers cooperative with more and more incentives and amenities than they would get …

The PROUT Worker Cooperatives

Carla Dickstein, Ph.D.
Cooperative enterprises—worker enterprises—worker, consumer, agricultural and credit—form the core of a PROUT economy. The majority of manufacturing and service enterprises are organized as worker cooperatives.

Cooperatives are a privileged sector in the PROUT economy because they are considered the best structures for human beings to work together. According to PROUT’s founder, P.R. Sarkar, “Human society is one …