STIR is a quarterly magazine that promotes new economic alternatives, exploring where the social economy, the commons and civic society come together. We feature original illustrations, long-form interviews, and in-depth articles that move beyond traditional political commentary to explore the inspiring and viable alternatives that present a serious challenge to the current political crisis.
Whatever Happened to the Future of Money?
What’s next for community shares? – Isla McCulloch
A Pound in the Pot for Worker Co-operation – Sion Whellens
Q&A – Pia Mancini, Open Collective
The rebirth of mutual banking – Tony Greenham
Money and non-money – a novel approach to counting the things that matter – Diana Finch
Currencies of Social Organisation: The Future of Money – Sherryl Vint
Growing Liverpool’s Social Economy from the Ground Up – Danielle Cohen and Andrea Lee
In Pursuit of Democratic FinTech – Simon Borkin
10 hacks for working with local government, if you’re a democratic business
Illustrated Guide to Democratic Finance