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Book shopping for a compassionate Valentines Day!

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Tagore, Yeats, Neruda & Cooperatives

Essential TagoreDuke Augustus: My attention was caught by an opinion piece in The Hindu titled  Tagore and the idea of Cooperation which started with a quote from Nobel-Prize-winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore:

“Today, economic power has been captured by a small minority. But it has acquired this power only by accumulating the productive power of others. Their capital is simply the accumulated labour of a millions of working people, in a monetized form. It is this productive power that is the real capital, and it is this power that latently resides in every worker …” — Samabayaniti/The Co-operative Principles, 1928.

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