The Co-operator. September 1, 1828, Part 1 of 4
The subscription which has already been made, for the Kidderminster Weavers, would have made them an independent body of men, working on their own capital, for themselves exclusively, had they united themselves into one body
The Co-operator. August 1, 1828, Part Three
The working classes should begin by having shops of their own. These shops should belong to a small number, who should form themselves into a society for that purpose. They should pay a weekly subscription, to go to form a common fund. They should deal as much as possible with their own shop.
The Co-operator. July 1, 1828, Part Four
The power of making themselves independent : the power of rising above want : the power of commanding all the comforts of life: the power of spending their old age in peace and plenty: the power of bringing up their children in industry, virtue, and religion.
The Co-operator. July 1, 1828, Part Three
The whole secret of the business lies in this, that the WORKMEN DO NOT WORK FOR THEMSELVES. The workman sells his time, strength, skill, and labour, all his ingenuity, all his cleverness, all his industry, all his health, to his master.
The Co-operator. July 1, 1828, Part One
We believe that this idea is quite new to the working classes. They think that their wages are the whole value of the work which is done by them. This is their great mistake: and it arises from their IGNORANCE, of which it is the natural consequence.