Vernon Oakes, Host of Everything Co-op examines report cards of how the 2016 Presidential candidates are rated in terms of the cooperative values. The cooperativeprinciples and accompanying values serve as guideposts for the cooperative business model. Cooperatives are based on the values of self-help, self- responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity In the tradition of their founders, cooperative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. These principles are not only guiding principles for cooperators, but are guiding principles of life as well. Several listeners call in to share their views of how the candidates are rated in termsof the cooperative principles and Values. This discussion will be continued next week.