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   * Enzinna, Wes. "[A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS’ Backyard](http://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​11/​29/​magazine/​a-dream-of-utopia-in-hell.html)."​ _The New York Times Magazine_. November 24, 2015.   * Enzinna, Wes. "[A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS’ Backyard](http://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​11/​29/​magazine/​a-dream-of-utopia-in-hell.html)."​ _The New York Times Magazine_. November 24, 2015.
   * Flint. "[The Experience of Co-operative Societies in Rojava](https://​libcom.org/​library/​experience-co-operative-societies-rojava)."​ Libcom.org. March 28, 2016.   * Flint. "[The Experience of Co-operative Societies in Rojava](https://​libcom.org/​library/​experience-co-operative-societies-rojava)."​ Libcom.org. March 28, 2016.
 +    * A statement from the Economic Committee of TEV-DEM, the umbrella organization for the Rojava Revolution. It's pretty much the same as the document from Biehl above.
   * Greenberg, Andy. "[How an Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Found Himself Fighting ISIS in Syria](https://​www.wired.com/​2017/​03/​anarchist-bitcoin-coder-found-fighting-isis-syria/​)."​ _WIRED_. March 29, 2017.   * Greenberg, Andy. "[How an Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Found Himself Fighting ISIS in Syria](https://​www.wired.com/​2017/​03/​anarchist-bitcoin-coder-found-fighting-isis-syria/​)."​ _WIRED_. March 29, 2017.
 +    * Speaks of "Pablo Prieto, a Spanish biologist based in Rojava who worked with Taaki on the fertilizer production facility. He also says the Rojavan community came to see Taaki as an important member."​
   * Gupta, Rahila. "​[Women’s co-operatives in Rojava](https://​cooperativeeconomy.info/​economy-rojava/​womens-co-operatives-in-rojava/​)."​ _Co-operative Economy_. April 20, 2016.   * Gupta, Rahila. "​[Women’s co-operatives in Rojava](https://​cooperativeeconomy.info/​economy-rojava/​womens-co-operatives-in-rojava/​)."​ _Co-operative Economy_. April 20, 2016.
 +    * "The following article is based on my trip to Rojava in March 2016 where I interviewed Delal Afrin, Head of the Women’s Economic Committee of Kongira Star (a women’s umbrella organisation,​ previously known as Yekitiya Star) and Hediye Yusuf, Co-President of Cizire Canton (now co-president of the Democratic Federation in Rojava and North Syria established on 16 March 2016). We visited four co-operatives in the canton of Cizire."​
 +    * "They do not have the resources to collate statistics and so much of the information feels hazy. For instance, I was unable to discover how much the co-operative sector contributed to the Rojava economy as a whole."​
 +    * The Women'​s Economic Committee "​receives 1-2% of the profit generated by each co-operative."​
 +    * "The Kurdish regions were historically underdeveloped by Bashar al Assad’s regime. Kurdish people were forbidden from planting trees or growing fruits. Mainly wheat was cultivated in Northern Syria. The Kurds were prevented from being economically self-sufficient;​ everything was connected to Damascus."​
   * Harvey, Rebecca. "[A new co-operative economy: Democratic confederalism in Rojava and Bakur](http://​www.thenews.coop/​105985/​)."​ _Co-operative News_. May 31, 2016.   * Harvey, Rebecca. "[A new co-operative economy: Democratic confederalism in Rojava and Bakur](http://​www.thenews.coop/​105985/​)."​ _Co-operative News_. May 31, 2016.
 +    * "The Institute for Solidarity Economics (ISE) and Corporate Watch have launched a website – cooperativeeconomy.info – to provide an English language information resource for the co-operative and solidarity economy movements involved and interested in Rojava and Bakur. The aim is to create an open space where articles and case studies about co-operatives and the wider co-op economy in each area can be collected, making it easier for people to understand and learn about the alternative economic changes happening in the regions."​
   * Hemo, Abdurrahman. "​[Rojava’s Threefold Economy](http://​www.biehlonbookchin.com/​rojavas-threefold-economy/​)."​ _Ecology or Catastrophe_. February 25, 2015.   * Hemo, Abdurrahman. "​[Rojava’s Threefold Economy](http://​www.biehlonbookchin.com/​rojavas-threefold-economy/​)."​ _Ecology or Catastrophe_. February 25, 2015.
   * "[How do cooperatives work in Rojava?​](https://​cooperativeeconomy.info/​how-do-cooperatives-work-in-rojava/​)"​ Cooperative Economy in Rojava and Bakur. November 19, 2016.   * "[How do cooperatives work in Rojava?​](https://​cooperativeeconomy.info/​how-do-cooperatives-work-in-rojava/​)"​ Cooperative Economy in Rojava and Bakur. November 19, 2016.