We are starting a 'Fairwork Foundation' to set minimum standards in the gig economy. Can we change the rules of the future?
Is this the most honest blog you've ever read about what's going wrong in the social enterprise sector?
The Mondragon Cooperative Corporation is an example of a federation democratising industry - is this the way forward for the future of work?
Government won't solve all our problems, so what are we going to do?
In the Potteries (Stoke on Trent region) we are minting our own ceramic money! It's a volunteer reward scheme that recognises and rewards community action and volunteering then campaigns for businesses to support this action.
There’s no hiding the power that has accrued to tech companies. As they take action to temper the social issues arising from their platforms is self-regulation enough?
UpRising was founded in 2008 to work with talented young people from diverse backgrounds and support them to progress in their chosen fields. We tackle the lack of representation at the highest leadership levels of society.
“There’s a huge amount of active, pissed off, determined people who are trying to deliver all sorts of change within Cornwall. So I think that’s where the hope is”
If you’ve seen the TV game show Pointless, you’ll know that – like in civil society – common assumptions are often a veneer. The most illuminating way to understand a community is to seek out the Pointless answers...
We stand at a pivot point, facing an ‘us and them’ future which shuts out so many - and the real possibility of opening up enormous change for the better.