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In the the last 60 years a massive, worker-owned co-operative has taken the Basque Country in northern Spain from the … Continue reading What can the UK learn from Mondragon?
The day before the Budget, a trio of business owners gathered outside 10 Downing Street carrying tote bags emblazoned with the … Continue reading East End businesses rally to stop rate hikes
By some estimates, half of all jobs are under threat. That was the tough message from Jon Cruddas MP at the … Continue reading The UK has a problem with work and it’s getting worse
On November 30, Glasgow City Council hosted a meeting about starting a community currency to serve the people of Glasgow. … Continue reading Making plans for a community currency in Glasgow
Everything about House of the Commons, a conference about creative solutions to the housing crisis, was unconference-like. At 10am on … Continue reading Exploring creative solutions to the housing crisis in Oxford
A zip wire, a sunken theatre, food stalls, growing spaces, fountains, shade. These are just some ideas Anfield residents have for … Continue reading Reimagining Anfield
“Remember how great 2015 was, when hard or soft was a question you only got asked about your eggs?” Kirsty … Continue reading Taking back control of our narrative
When I first contacted Adam Smith, the founder of the The Real Junk Food Project, I said how amazing it … Continue reading Let them eat waste
What counts as a good city economy? That was the question asked by New Start Magazine, the Centre from Local … Continue reading What is a good city economy?