Looking Forward; A Study in Social Justice Looking to Co-Operation as Offering the Solution of Difficulties

Looking Forward; A Study in Social Justice Looking to Co-Operation as Offering the Solution of Difficulties

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...was formerly. If the people can be assured that the capital required is bona fide, --that it has been all paid in, either in cash or in goods and equipment taken at a fair value, --if this fact is verified by the officials of the government, just as it is in the case of the organization of a National Bank; and if, following this, there shall be properly conducted examinations and published reports, it should not be difficult for Co-operative enterprises to secure all the needed capital. And when the benefits likely to result from the proper introduction of Co-operative methods in general business and industrial undertakings is considered, there should be no difficulty in securing legislation that would mean much for both the moral and material progress of the whole people. "The experience that has been met in the case of the national banks would no doubt be met with in these suggested Co-operative corporations, --in the development of small into larger institutions. When a national bank of small capital has been successful, and the larger capital is desired, it is not difficult to secure it, --and in this way many at first small banks have grown to be much larger. In the same way, a Co-operative enterprise, having but small capital at first, and proving successful, could very easily grow to much larger proportions. This has, in fact, been the history of many of the large corporations now in existence, especially in our large towns and cities, where the rapid growth in population in the past two or three decades has produced conditions which not only make this development of industries easy and rapid, but which also call for all the amelioration that Co-operation, or any other improved system, can offer. "It frequently happens that the...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236559452
  • 9781236559456