Interviews & debate

Interviews (and debate) – on the emerging ‘new economy’ in areas such as measuring social good – and the best role of government in the new economy.

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Lifting accounting standards for our common humanity

  A capitalist economic system involves human relationships being extensively mediated by capital. Capital is generally used as a term to denote productive resources; however in a capitalist system the meaning of ‘productive’ is a very narrow one: a resource is ‘productive’ if and only if it can be used to generate ...
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Ingredients for employee-ownership success

Not all co-operative social enterprises are employee-owned. Some are owned by 'consumers' of a service or there can be multi-stakeholder owned and governed enterprises where employees have a seat at the board table. For Workshoppers needing a crash course in employee-ownership this clip is a good primer. It features the head of ...
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Debt: Crisis for the poor financial boon for others

November 15, 2013 by Workshop Peer Julie Kun The Rolling Jubilee Project highlights how much of the economy revolves around consumerism and the poor being in debt. In America debt is parceled up and sold at a discount to companies who chase the debt for profit. This is a lucrative industry ...
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