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.
‘New economies’ and the Rebuilding of Democratic Power — Jonny Gordon-Farleigh
Young Cooperators Network — A movement-building callout
Social Justice Grantmaking in the UK — Eliza Baring
Self-Determination from Bookchin to Öcalan — Cihad Hami
Interview — Michael Löwy: Romantic Anti-capitalism and Nature
New Social Spaces — Dan Gregory
What’s the Future of Philanthropy? — with The Social Change Agency, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Stir to Action
20 Years In – Have we finally found the question that the CIC is the answer to? — Adrian Ashton
Excerpt — Our Lives in Their Portfolios: Why Asset Managers Own the World — Brett Christophers (Verso Books)
ABCs of the New Economy — A look inside our practical primer and event guide to inspire local economic change.
‘A Quiet Revolution’: Review of The Allotment by Colin Ward and David Crouch (reissued by Little Toller Books) — Sol Pérez-Martínez