Challenges of Cooperatives’ Consensus Process

This is a very well-thought-out article on the problems cooperatives face in terms of the relationship between a general assembly (plenary) and delegated committees. Under what conditions should a general assembly be the ultimate decision-maker and under what conditions should delegated committees make decisions?  The article raises hard questions, but as socialists we should be thinking about this now, not after the revolution.
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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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