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STIR is a quarterly magazine that promotes new economic alternatives, exploring where the social economy, the commons and civic society come together. We feature original illustrations, long-form interviews, and in-depth articles that move beyond traditional political commentary to explore the inspiring and viable alternatives that present a serious challenge to the current political crisis.

Latest Issue

Let’s Not Waste the Housing Crisis — Irena Bauman

Community Wealth Building from the Bottom Up — Sarah Mckinley

New Column: Secret Community Leader

Not Business as Usual: Challenging Whiteness in the New Economy — Stephanie Gamauf

A Guide to Hospitality: Community businesses and wildcat strikes — Amardeep Singh Dhillon

Platform Co-ops: Still on the Roadmap? — Ludovica Rogers

Minority Report: Doubling the Size of the Co-op Economy — Les Huckfield

Football and the New Economy: Overlapping Communities — Oliver Holtaway

Resilience: Changing the way we do change — Peter Lefort

Getting on with Local Authorities — Simon Parker and Mark Walton

The Rich Promise of Relationalised Property — David Bollier and Silke Helfrich

Artwork from: Christy Johnson, Chris Spencer, Guillermo Ortega, Ioana Harasim, Matthew Brazier and Sophia Checkley

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  • First Issue: Issue 1
  • Latest Issue: Issue 27
  • Issue Count: 27
  • Page Count: 1,404
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2515-270X

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