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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 banks and multi-national companies help to maintain a system that concentrates money in the hands of the rich, including by using tax-havens. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, […]

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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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