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Argentine co-op movement develops free app for social & solidarity economy

  This article was originally published by Anca Voinea in the Co-op News ...

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SEA welcomes Tim Berners-Lee’s ‘radical new plan to upend the World Wide Web’

  Fast Company reported exclusively this week on the launch of Inrupt, a ...

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Seven ways to build the solidarity economy

This article was first published in openDemocracy. Author Emily Kawano is a ...

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New insights into history of UK worker co-op movement revealed thanks to successful project

New insights into the history of the UK’s worker co-op movement have been ...

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We’ve got a new home – at Makespace Oxford

We’re excited to announce that SEA have moved premises, and we’re ...

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Mapping the co-operative / solidarity economy: Our sessions at Open:2018

We’re pleased to say we’ll be attending Open:2018 again this year, ...

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Free workshops to help UK co-ops support Northern Syria’s transition to co-operative economy

We’re calling for UK co-ops to support Northern Syria’s transition to a ...

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Co-op College members vote unanimously to support growth of co-operative economy in Northern Syria

  Members of the Co-operative College have voted unanimously in favour of ...

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Paul Singer, economist and founder of Brazil’s Workers’ Party, dies aged 86

Paul Singer, Austrian economist and tireless promoter of the solidarity economy ...

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Emerging from #CTRLShift2018 in Wigan: On the road to progressive change

  Last week, the culmination of eight months of collaborative effort came ...

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Taking Joint Control – New report launches Trade Union and Co-operative Solutions for Decent Work

With 7.1 million workers engaged in ‘precarious’ employment and 77 per cent ...

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Why growing the solidarity economy is the best strategy for improving the socio-economic situation of women and girls everywhere

Capitalism is built on inequality – gender, race, class and species – ...

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SEA joins major collaboration to hold emergency summit for radical social change in light of Brexit

The Solidarity Economy Association has joined a major collaboration of 30 ...

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Co-ops, cultural commoning and more: Imagine Festival pre-launch sign-up opportunity

Ahead of the launch of Imagine Festival in Belfast, people with an interest in ...

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Standing in solidarity with Afrin

The Solidarity Economy Association has been documenting and publishing ...

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We’re recruiting an outreach worker for our Open Data & Mapping Project

We’re really excited to announce that we’re looking for someone to join our ...

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Catch us at Oxford Real Farming Conference this week

If you’re heading to the Oxford Real Farming Conference this week, make ...

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Pre-order our collaborative issue of Stir magazine now!

We’re really excited to announce we’ve collaborated with STIR ...

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First ever conference of co-operatives held in Northern Syria

  The UK co-operative movement has sent a message of solidarity to its ...

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New film to explore the quiet revolution transforming our food system

  A new film about farming and food sovereignty in the UK is set to be ...

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ICYMI: Transforming our food system with A People’s Food Policy

A coalition of grassroots food and farming organisations has launched ‘A ...

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STIR magazine on community wealth building available to preorder

  Latest STIR magazine focuses on community wealth building   ...

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Celebrating 20 years of intercontinental solidarity and the Lima Declaration

  RIPESS marks 20th anniversary of Lima Declaration   The first ...

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Institute for Solidarity Economics becomes the Solidarity Economy Association!

  We’re excited to announce that we are officially relaunching ...

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SEA pledges to keep volunteering voluntary

To mark National Volunteers Week we’re joining over 650 charities and ...

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International Municipalist Summit to be held in Barcelona

“In the face of hate, walls and borders, we’ll build global networks of ...

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International event on mapping the solidarity economy

SEA’s Matt Wallis was recently invited to spend a week in Italy with an ...

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Inspiring ideas for a new economy from platform co-operatives

Open2017-data-handout A month ago we joined around 300 others at Open:2017, the ...

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It’s here! Our special issue of STIR magazine

We’re really excited to say that the Winter issue of STIR magazine is now ...

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Join us in Manchester for Ways Forward 5

Friday 20th January 09:30 – 16:30 Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester ...

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Stand in solidarity with Greece’s small farmers this Christmas

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support Origin Club, a social ...

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New report from Co-ops UK on the effect of Brexit on co-operatives

In the wake of the recent UK referendum result in which the British public ...

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