Monthly Archives: July 2012

Edinburgh City Council’s unethical banking. Let’s change it!

I recently wrote to one of my councillors, Nigel Bagshaw, to ask with whom Edinburgh City Council banks, and whether, if this were not an ethical bank, the Council would consider moving its accounts. Here is the disappointing answer I … Continue reading

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Useful and free things in skips – where and what?

Many useful things are dumped in skips and end up in landfill. This is bad for the environment and puts people to needless expense. (This Guardian article might be of interest.) I have set up a Facebook group to enable … Continue reading

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Work for many feels like rape/prostitution, but it needn’t be this way! Inspiring talk on employee-ownership.

In a highly entertaining and thought-provoking short talk given at the TEDx event in Glasgow in 2012, which I was privileged to attend, David Erdal championed employee-ownership, pointing out the multiple advantages of this business model. You can watch a … Continue reading

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