Housing as a community asset

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Community Land Trusts (CLT) are community led organisations, set up and run by members (often volunteers) with the aim of […]

Participatory Economics

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Participatory Economics (sometimes called Parecon) is a proposed alternative economy based on: Self-Management– decision making say in proportion to the degree […]

What if banks saw finance as a vehicle for benefiting our society?

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What if banks only financed organisations, ventures and businesses that benefited society and the environment? Triodos Bank has funded wind energy farms, […]

How can we reduce the 15m tonnes of food we waste each year?

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We waste nearly a third of all food produced in the world.  That is 1.3bn tonnes of food.  It means […]

Local news sites: the way forward for local journalism?

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Local and national newspapers are disappearing, as the industry struggles to make money.  With fewer journalists around, there is less […]