Low-impact economy links

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General

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
conflict resolution and consensus decision-making see our ‘personal & interpersonal development’ links page
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
NonCorporate.org switch to the non-corporate economy
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 changelinks page
the Take feature-length documentary about Argentinian workers taking over businesses after the economic crash of 2001 in Argentina

Solidarity Economy

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
Wikipedia entry for Solidarity Economy

Mutualism

Center for a Stateless Society mutualist think-tank
Clarence Lee Swartz What is Mutualism? from 1927
Mutualist.org introduction
the Mutualist mutualist blog
Wikipedia entry for mutualism

Distributism

American Chesterton Society devoted to distributist GK Chesterton
GK Chesterton vs George Bernard Shaw revealing debate between a distributist and a socialist
Wikipedia entry for distributism
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