The power of crowds, who can link together and organize effectively through smart mobile technology, is disrupting traditional power bases at political, corporate, media and financial levels. The rise of populist political leaders who communicate with their constituents directly through social media, Airbnb’s Open Homes...

The Mayor of London recently announced his annual allocation of £1 million available to a range of grassroots community projects. Operating in conjunction with UK crowdfunding platform Spacehive, and co-ordinated through the Greater London Authority, community project leaders can apply for a maximum contribution of...

Our two-centre conference next month in Swedish Lapland begins in the coastal city of Luleå, a city transitioning from a centre of traditional heavy industry and timber production to a digitised, sustainable future providing modern services. We’d like to tell you some more about recent...