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Repository entry 1 January 2021
2020 was the year when community power proved possible. The most successful responses to the Covid-19 pandemic were local, with councils, civil society, community groups and businesses took up new cooperative approaches at high speed. Shifting the Balance, written by New Local’s Simon Kaye and Charlotte Morgan, explores this new community-pow…
Repository entry 1 October 2020
Elinor Ostrom is the intellectual hero of the community power movement. She humanised the study of economics and politics and discovered what is possible, and the problems that can be solved, when we trust each other. In this new piece of work, New Local’s Dr Simon Kaye explores her ideas, and presents their lessons for the UK today.
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