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54% of young people can’t name a cooperative. Can these poll numbers change?

The Alternative: Platform co-ops are tech platforms owned and controlled by the users and people who provide the services. Whilst co-ops like Open Data Services are dedicated to providing open and transparent data, guided by strong values and ethics, working with organisations including the World Bank.

Co-operatives are common in countries such as The Netherlands, Finland and France, which incidentally all rank in the top 10 for child wellbeing and happiness. There are six times as many co-operatives in France than in the UK and 90% of people in Finland are members of a co-operative.

Read the report published by The Alternative


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