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Another Life Is Possible

 Cooperatives of Barlovento, Venezuela

Venezuela is undergoing a transformation within its workplace. With approximately 50,000 cooperatives in operation-the highest number of any country in the hemisphere-will this economic democracy prove to be a model for development throughout the region? 

More than 40 cooperatives were surveyed in the impoverished rural district of Barlovento to see just how cooperatives are transforming people’s lives. 

Workers from a variety of different sectors including farming, fishing, hotel, restaurant, electrical and sewing co-ops tell in their own words the stories of their problems, struggles and successes. 

24 minutes, Pal, with English subtitles. 

BONUS FEATURE: “Economics of Prout: Economic Democracy in Practice” is an introduction to the Progressive Utilization Theory or PROUT, a socio-economic alternative to capitalism and communism. Includes interviews 
with Sohail Inayatullah and Johan Galtung.

Length 30 min., cost $US $20 Inc. (Ohio, USA) is an authorized retailer for goods and services provided by Alister Multimedia.