Back to top

Weekly round-up- tackling the taboo of period poverty, social innovation toolkit, cooperatives at the heart of the economy & more!

Published Date: 16 October 2018

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to work that is currently being undertaken by the organisation. Enjoy!

Storytelling

So Jung Rim: The clues to a great story

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. (via TED, February 2012)

Football

Duncan Collins Adams: The Celtic diehards helping football tackle the taboo around periods

Few would expect football clubs to be at the forefront of an effort to break the taboo around periods. Yet here we are. (via The Guardian, September 2018)

Duncan Collins-Adams: Can Football Fans Resist the Far Right Surge?

The far right is once again making a play for the hearts and minds of football supporters. So are anti fascists. (via Novara Media, October, 2018)

Social innovation  

Louise Pulford: The European Social Innovation Toolkit 2018

This brand new toolkit is open for all social innovators across Europe to bring their ideas into reality by using the phases of the innovation spiral. (via Kennisland, September 2018)

Race

Sophie Monaghan-Coombs: How 20 years of stop and search has widened America’s racial divide

A police push to seize guns from cars ended in disproportionate numbers of black people getting arrested for minor crimes. (via The Guardian, October 2018)

Cooperatives

Jordan Junge: Why the cooperative model needs to be at the heart of our new economy

In a new book, journalist Nathan Schneider positions cooperative businesses as both radical and traditional–and says all businesses should move toward more democracy. (via Fast Company, October 2018)