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What do London taxi drivers, farmers in Perthshire and bouncers in Newcastle have in common? Co-ops Pay inequality, zero-hour contracts and a sense of disempowerment are driving people to form co-operatives, finds a new report. The sector i... Economics
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A people’s pier Hastings Pier has survived war and 144 years of change. After a devastating fire, grassroots action has helped it to re-emerge from the ashe... Culture Good Business
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Community energy in uncertain times Green energy could flourish in post-Brexit Britain, says long-time community energy campaigner and co-founder of Sharenergy, Jon Halle Environment Opinion
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City contracts to favour co-operatives in Berkeley Berkeley in California is believed to be the first US city to give preference to co-operatives after passing a new resolution that favours w... Economics
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Positive News blazes a trail for media business models With over 800 new co-owners of Positive News and more than £155,000 raised so far, it seems that crowdfunded and crowd-owned media appeals t... #OwnTheMedia Opinion
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'I want a network of young people creating a different economy' With young people trapped between unemployment and underemployment, the political response is too paternalistic, says new organisation AltGe... Economics Money Positive People Youth

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