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STIR - www.stirtoaction.com - is an online magazine that promotes the most inspiring and innovative community-led responses to the financial crisis, climate change and other contemporary challenges.

It features communities creating their own local currencies, raising community-shares to build solar power stations, establishing grassroots media initiatives, transforming derelict land into community food gardens, finding ways to manage resources collectively, and sharing their stories and ideas in a global network.

What’s the free book about?

The book will feature a selection of the most inspiring and transformative stories we have gathered since starting the magazine.  The book will be FREE and distributed to the campaigners and activists who are working towards social change.

David Boyle (fellow at the New Economics Foundation) - Money and Wealth: How to Heal the Disconnect

Simon Critchley (Philosopher and teacher at the New School) - Interview about his book and the Occupy movement.

David Bollier (Commons advocate and activist) - The Commons: From the Margins to the Mainstream

George McKay (Author and teacher of Cultural Studies) - Sod it! Radical Gardening

Marianne Maeckelbergh (Author and Activist) - Occupy the US: Musings on Horizontal Decision-Making

Nina Power (Author and Activist) - Riot City: Protest and Rebellion in the Capital Review -

Raj Patel (Author and Activist) - Interview on Stuffed and Starved and the Value of Nothing

Glyn Moody (Author and Activist) - The Struggle Between Copyright and the Internet

James John Bell & J Cookson (SmartMeme Studios) - Changing the world by changing the story

Brian Van Slyke (Co-opoly Founder and Activist) - Monopoly Presents the Problem.  Co-opoly Presents the Solution

Guppi Bola & Bethan Graham (Activists) - Bring it to the Table: Creating Justice Through Food

Derek Wall (Green Party Activist) - Nonmarket Socialism

Megan Saunders - The Real Food Store (community-owned bakery, cafe, shop)

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