Alternative projects I have been closely involved in
Radical Routes a network of co-ops working for social change. I helped set up their ethical/social investment scheme, allowing people to use some of their spare savings to support co-operative projects. Supporters can now do this by buying shares in Rootstock, a separate co-op which I helped to set up. Rootstock is a member of Radical Routes.
Vereniging Solidair a Dutch federation of co-ops, rather similar to Radical Routes. They too are developing an ethical/social investment scheme. I worked for a consultancy firm, de Verandering, which is part of Vereniging Solidair.
World Information Service
on Energy Amsterdam (WISE) an NGO which
provides information about nuclear power from an anti-nuclear perspective.
It also helps organize campaigns both in the
Other projects which I have had a hand in
UK Confederation of Co-operative Housing represents
Trinity Housing Resource Centre helps local people in the Handsworth and Lozells districts
Nadorst an arts
trust in the