Thomas Allan

Thomas Allan is a member of Citizen Network Research, part of the Citizen Network, a global not-for-profit cooperative, where he explores systems change from the perspective of the commons and P2P relational dynamic. Tom is a wild swimmer, a wild runner, and a parent/carer of two.


In memoriam

After last year, we may need to do more grieving

Practiced and shared well, grief gives voice and value to the diversity of the life journey, expressing and crystallising the whole, often painful canvas of lived experience.

January 6, 2022

nursing home

Making visible the commons

The love, nurturing, empathy, and mutual support of the care economy can serve as a catalyst for broad systems change in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 8, 2021

older man greeting in door

Care as Commons: A Brief Introduction

A broader political economy of care can make visible the interdependence and reciprocity that are fundamental parts of our social world.

November 12, 2020