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There, over the last 150 years, a network of consumer, farmer and worker-driven cooperatives has come to generate 30 percent to 40 percent of the region's GDP. Two of every three people in Emilia Romagna are members of co-ops.

So the other 60-70% of GDP is produced by one-third of the population?

I don't quite follow the description of capitalism either.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Jun 23rd, 2006 at 08:21:05 PM EST

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