social inclusion

497. The El Algarrobo Residence

Oncativo is a small town in the province of Cordoba, in the central region of Argentina. There, the Cooperativa de Servicios y Obras Públicas (Public Works and Services Cooperative) recently built El Algarrobo Residence, a 13,700-square-metre home, especially designed for the elderly. Each of the 5,000 families in Oncativo is a partner of the cooperative […]

. Coop Israel

COOP Israel is the leading consumer cooperative in Israel, operating the third largest food chain in the country. The cooperative was founded in Jerusalem in 1939. In 1942, COOP began operating neighborhood grocery stores, forming the historic basis of the chain. It has since expanded its activities over the years, absorbing various smaller brands and […]

422. The kinship tradition

In the early 1970s the inner-Sydney suburb of Redfern was “really, really racist”, says resident Sol Bellear, of the Bundjalung people, far north New South Wales coast. To receive medical care, “you had to pay two dollars to attend the emergency department. If you were Aboriginal you might sit there for half the day and […]