Great outcomes can come even when people have very different values and politics if they work together in a principled and collaborative way—not one side trying to educate or change the other but co-designing what change looks like and how they will each play their part to deliver it.
The ongoing environmental damage is predicted to make humans vulnerable to further plagues. When biodiversity is on the wane, viruses have one particular species to live on – humans.
Like an extended smashing of atoms, the 9-to-5 job market has shattered and splintered over the past 25 years in ways that have both liberated and trapped millions of workers.
A commons-based economy cannot thrive without appropriate institutions, especially those that represent a "partner state" approach.
The more I found out about co-production, the more excited I became about it, and the more I saw how it could make a big difference…
The austerity agenda is often presented as inevitable, which is really just a way for corporatists and conservatives to dismiss any discussion or debate.
Attempting to force innovation by pitting providers against each other naturally breeds fragmentation and opposition between stakeholders.
In 2010, the Coalition Government began trying to reduce the national deficit through public spending cuts and welfare reform. This – along with the effects of the recession – became the ‘new austerity’.