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Acorn Co-op Support – small workers co-op, that exists to support co-ops, businesses, community groups and campaigns which encourage co-operative working and practices

Baxendale – support for social enterprises; transition to employee-ownership

Commons Transition – database of practical experiences and policy proposals aimed toward achieving a more humane and environmentally grounded mode of societal organization

co-operatives – see our co-operatives links page

David Graeber – on bullshit jobs

Employee Ownership Association – representing organisations that are employee-owned or transitioning to employee ownership across the UK

Loomio – tool developed by a co-operative for collective decision-making

P2P Foundation – researching, cataloging and advocating for the potential of P2P and Commons-based approaches to societal and consciousness change

Plunkett Foundation – helping rural communities to take control of their challenges and overcome them through co-operation

post growth – see our ‘steady-state ecoomics’ links page

Preston Model – infographic on the local, co-operative model introduced in Preston

Rhizome – facilitators, mediators, capacity-builders

Seeds for Change – raining, meeting facilitation and online resources on collective organising and consensus decision making, developing your strategy, campaign and action skills, setting up groups and co-ops, co-operative governance and training for trainers

Shareable – US site with hundreds of articles / news on sharing / co-operation

Social Centres Network – network of independent social centres and autonomous spaces aiming to link up to share experiences, resources, ideas and information

system change – see our system change system change links page

the Take – feature-length documentary about Argentinian workers taking over businesses after the economic crash of 2001 in Argentina

RIPESS – Intercontinental network for the promotion of social solidarity economy

Socioeco – resource site for the Solidarity Economy

Solidarity Economics – strategies for building new economies from the bottom-up and the inside-out

Solidarity Economy Association – working for ‘a thriving Solidarity Economy for the UK – an economy that embodies the values of economic and social justice, diversity and pluralism, co-operation, self-management, and ecological sustainability’

UNSSE – UN task force on social and solidarity economy

Center for a Stateless Society – mutualist think-tank

Clarence Lee Swartz – What is Mutualism? from 1927

the Mutualist – mutualist blog

There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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