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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.

Latest issue

The Advocacy Implosion? The role of popular membership in civic life – Jonny Gordon-Farleigh

Can HR ever see humans as more than resources? – Liam Barrington-Bush,

Transatlantic exchange: building a worker co-operative movement – John Atherton and Kiri Langmead with Esteban Kelly and Alex Stewart

Can we design the future? Civic economics in austerity Britain – Matt Thompson and Colin Lorne

Democracy in crisis: interview with David Runciman

The Shadow Economy: A review of Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal Press – Fred Warren

Excerpt: ‘From Financial Fictions to Mythotechnesis’ from Futures and Fictions (Repeater Books) – by Simon O’Sullivan

Open High Streets: Transformative Heritage – Grace Crabtree

Why inclusive business is key to Scotland’s wellbeing economy – Clare Alexander, Scottish Enterprise

In Reaction: How can economic democracy respond to the cost of living crisis? With contributions from Bonnie Hewson, Sion Whellens, Sarah Longlands, and Jonathan Nunn.

Subjects: Economics, Economy, News And Politics, Philosophy

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  • First Issue: Issue 1
  • Latest Issue: Issue 40
  • Issue Count: 40
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2515-270X