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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Towards sustainable economies UK and is for news and comment in that context.

  • Building on "a foundation of self-managing enterprise", Plymouth's empowered communities ask: What is "The State of Us"? Apr 6 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

Green Jobs For All Report, Executive Summary, Nov 10 [2]

People want a fairer, greener Britain after Covid, inquiry reveals, Sep 16 [3]

Steve Rotheram Launches England’s First Land Commission Focused on Community Wealth Building, Sep 9 [4] ...Liverpool

How do community businesses that stepped up to COVID-19 hang togther? By becoming a Native-American-style patchwork quilt, Aug 15 [5]

The mini-budget shows one thing: this government is still on the side of the rich, Christine Berry, Jul 8 [6]

Just 6% of UK public 'want a return to pre-pandemic economy', Jun 28 [7]

UK public 'supports green recovery from coronavirus crisis', Jun 23 [8]

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UK arts' leading figures join call for green recovery from coronavirus crisis, Jun 22 [9]

Citizen's basic income: Pilot scheme 'challenging but desirable', Jun 11 [10] ...Scotland news

Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution', Jun 4 [11]

Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan, Jun 1 [12]

♥ Universal Basic Everything by @TessyBritton, May 30 [13]

This Pandemic Bears Gifts – new possibilities for economic transition, Apr 22 [14]

Four ways the RSA is supporting the community banking movement to make an impact, RSA, Jan 6 [15]

2019[edit | edit source]

A new economy is emerging from below. But we need to "change the rules" (and the system) to let it flourish, Nov 11 [16]

Imagining a new social contract, May 22 [17]

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Is there a zebra in your community woodland? Apr 24 [18] ...Trees, woodland and forest UK

In an era of brutal cuts, one ordinary place has the imagination to fight back, Aditya Chakrabortty, Mar 6 [19] ...Lancashire

Putting banking back in the hands of the people, Jan 3 [20]

Nesta's 'ShareTown' interactive shows what a cooperative, tech-enabled economy might look like, Jan 3 [21] ...Towards sustainable economies news

2018[edit | edit source]

Citizen-led Economic Transition – a four point framework for guiding action, Oct 27 [22]

Forget profit. It’s love and fun that drive innovation like Parkrun, Aug 29 [23]

Sustainable social care, Aug 23 [24]

How to test and deliver a Universal Basic Income, Aug 6 [25]

Pathways towards economic security and Universal Basic Income, Feb 16 [26]

2017[edit | edit source]

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A basic income for everyone? Yes, Finland shows it really can work, Aditya Chakrabortty, Nov 1 [27]

♥ UK's first report on Universal Basic Services published, Oct 11 [28] ...Social inclusion UK

Plan unveiled for London to become a world-leading circular economy, Jun 19 [29]

Kidoop: A Childcare Co-op App Takes Shape in the UK, Feb 15 [30]

World could enjoy utopian future with sustainable development, year-long study finds, Jan 16 [31]

2016[edit | edit source]

“I am citizen, I have a Citizen’s income, I, Daniel Blake.” by @anthonypainter, Oct 28 [32]

Co-production: why it’s more important than ever before, Jul 6 [33]

The hidden value of unpaid work, Apr 15 [34]

Budget 2016: What we are facing isn't a financial crisis, but a crisis of the imagination. Mar 16 [35]

2015[edit | edit source]

Food waste cafes and urban orchards: five ways people are building a new economy, September 17 [36]

People, planet, power: towards a new social settlement, Anna Coote, February 17 [37]

NEF’s proposals for a new social settlement – a framework for deciding how we live together, what we expect from our governments and what we want to achieve for ourselves and others. It builds on the strengths of the post-War settlement inspired by the Beveridge Plan, but moves on – because the world has changed profoundly – to offer a bold new approach to the challenges we face today.
The new social settlement has three goals: social justice, environmental sustainability, and a more equal distribution of power. All three are intertwined and must be pursued together.

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