I’ve learned in the last decade just how hard it is to work outside the money system. Its like trying to work outside of FaceBook – there just isn’t anything else equivalent, and all your connections are there. If you drop out of the money system you lose all your trading partners and may struggle […]
This is part 2 of an interview with Maresa Bossano, who is the co-ordinator for the Community-Supported Agriculture Network in the UK. Part 1 is here.
Today, we’re talking with Graham Mitchell of Cotech about the co-operativisation of the tech sector. It’s part of our series of interviews with people building the ‘new economy’.
This week we’re talking with Maresa Bossano, who is the co-ordinator for the Community-Supported Agriculture Network in the UK.
Dave of Lowimpact.org / Noncorporate.org talks with Duncan McCann of the New Economics Foundation (see video below), about platform co-ops. Duncan is trying to start a taxi platform co-op called Faircab, to challenge Über. He’s trying to start in Brighton, after the licence in London was changed from £2.5k per year to £2.5 million!
Mark Simmonds gave us some free advice that saved us hundreds of pounds when we were setting up as a workers’ co-op. We talk about his work, and get deeper into the philosophy of co-operation. See video below.
We’re going to be publishing a range of videos of interviews with key people involved in building the new economy – an economy that is democratic, non-extractive and sustainable. I’m sure you’ll agree that our current economy is far from that. We start with Andy Goldring, CEO of the Permaculture Association (see video below).
I’ve often suggested that Western states are beginning to resemble an admin department for the corporate sector. They take corporate campaign donations, accept their jobs, listen to their lobbyists, and then manipulate their economies to service the needs of multinational corporations and banks, which includes allowing them to avoid tax, awarding them contracts, changing or […]
We’re working with other groups, including Open.coop, the Credit Commons Collective and author Tom Greco to build a UK-wide mutual credit network. Mutual credit is an old idea that could really take off in the age of the internet. We think it can help strengthen communities and support small businesses, at the expense of multinational […]
This is a conversation between Dave Darby of NonCorporate.org and Dave King of Breaking the Frame and the New Lucas Plan. Dave (K) is opposed to the ‘technocracy’ that he describes as the root cause of environmental destruction and lack of democracy.