Public ownership. Public services, public spaces, public resources that work for all of us and belong to all of us. Some say it belongs in the past. We know it belongs in the future.
Of course, it’s true that we’re on the back foot after 30 years of being told that ‘private is best’. We’re living in a country:
But there are signs of hope too. We’re also living in a world:
So what will things look like in 2030? It’s up for grabs – and up to you. How do we respond to changes in technology (like the potential for robots to deliver public services)? How do we create the future we want to see? Let’s talk about the future of public ownership.
Join us at Own the Future: Public ownership in the 21st century, Saturday 7 May in London. Get your ticket now.
Jane Shallice examines the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science
Museums – and museum workers – have been hit hard by austerity policies and cuts. Clara Paillard outlines some of the key battlegrounds and considers what an alternative cultural policy might look like
We need look beyond individual punishment to tackle a crisis which pervades the fabric of our society, argues Ann Russo
Jon Narcross reflects on the legacy of the mass gathering for political representation, which was brutally shut down by the military and police.
A cleaners’ campaign flies in the face of traditional impressions of trade unionism, writes Lydia Hughes
"The fight for climate justice is the fight of our lives, and we need to do it right." By grassroots collective Wretched of The Earth.