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Act Local: Support Independent Businesses

As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large multi-national companies (like Mondelez, who own Cadbury) hide their money in tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, including shops, cafes, […]

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Act Local: Birmingham Pound

Image: Mock up of a Birmingham Pound. Brixton, Bristol and Totness already have their own local currencies – and Birmingham could be next! You’d initially get your ‘Birmingham Pounds’ by buying them for £1 Sterling each – as notes, or on a debit card.  Then you’d be able to spend your Birmingham Pounds in local […]

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