STIR to Action
'The best magazine on the commons out there' - Michel Bauwens P2P Foundation
Stir to Action is a community organisation that publishes a quarterly magazine, runs workshop programmes and short courses, produces how-to resources for setting up co-operatives and community enterprises, commissions original artwork and facilitates social economy start-ups.
STIR Magazine publishes international contributors on the co-operative movement, the global commons, solidarity economics and many other emerging political practices. Moving beyond traditional political commentary, STIR explores the inspiring and viable alternatives that represent a serious challenge to the current political crisis.
STIR magazine explores community ownership, co-operatives, post-growth economics, food sovereignty, alternative finance, law and social change, open data, cultural activism, peer-to-peer production, and the future of work.
STIR publishes interviews with leading thinkers, illustrated how-to resources and seasonal recipes from local food activists.
STIR to Action
Stir To Action facilitates social economy startups, designs and runs crowdfunding campaigns to finance new initiatives, and produces engaging events to build support for projects and social campaigns.
They support co-operative and community startups, with many of our current projects proposed during our training workshops and short courses.
They also produce how-to resources for the co-operative movement, community initiatives and social campaigns. Working with their magazine's contributing artists, they create infographics and poster artwork that you can download to use in your own projects. From the crucial stages in setting up a community currency to the important decisions in forming a freelancer co-op, from guided radical history walks to how to save your seeds.