Above all, the autumn statement reflects an impotence at the heart of national economic stewardship. It may be left to a strident local economic stewardship to forge new local economic destinies.
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Putting money into the pockets of those who need it most is vital but these measures alone will not address the root causes of social injustice.
I welcome the government’s response to the youth unemployment problem but believe action should have been taken earlier. The coalition government scrapped FJF in June 2010, while the ‘youth contract’ will not begin until April 2012, a gap of almost two years.
Ensuring the development industry takes account of its social and environmental impact will take a major cultural shift. That’s why nailing down a way to measure wellbeing is all-important, argues Ivan Tennant
Kincluny is aiming to be Scotland’s first sustainable village. But its notion of community sustainability goes far beyond eco-bling, as Clare Goff reports
Zambia’s Constituency Development Fund proves how much more can be achieved when local people are in control. Will the country’s new government take it to the next level? Austin Macauley reports
The best stories are about truisms. In this case, every generation despairs of the younger generation and have done so since the dawn of time.
More than 30 years after he first created the concept, Edgar Cahn believes that in midst of economic crisis the world is finally waking up to the possibilities offered by timebanking. Clare Goff meets him
Tottenham descended into riots in August despite years of community regeneration. But a new book argues that far from proving that investment failed, it shows such areas are too fragile to withdraw support from
If Markusen, and the civic economy are right, conversation is the new tool for effective and creative placemaking.