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CounterCoin and Cultural Squatters in Newcastle-Under-Lyme The weekly CounterCoin meeting at Cultural Squatters (photo credit: Jeremy Cliffe) by Nikos Ntounis and James Scott Vandeventer Alternative currencies have been around for many years, to the point that they can be seen as a rather old technology for dealing with societal, economic, and developmental changes. Indeed, the […]

The Great Escape (By Mike Riddell)

As if to reinforce our work, this article appeared in yesterday’s FT: ESG wake-up call for pension laggards Policymakers are trying to steer more UK schemes towards sustainable investing. In a nutshell, the problem faced by the capital markets is this: The government’s renewed focus on sustainability comes as many pension funds globally grapple with the […]

The Graph…. “THE Graph”

The graph we look at each week is shown in a little clip below. The Guardian noted it’s presence on the office wall here and it keeps us ticking along, each week reminding ourselves that we are building something. Has it massive statistical significance? Perhaps not. One could argue that it’s misleading or that it’s inconsequential. […]

Come along and share. Give and get.

Help us to Help you.   Our Thursday meetings at Cultural Squatters have been a whirlwind of reports, plans, discussions, connections, visitors and positive energy. Most of all positive energy. Tons of it. I’d like to give you a summary of such here if you’ll allow. The move from the office to the Squat has […]

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