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About Cat Hobbs

Cat Hobbs is director of We Own It

Articles by Cat Hobbs

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

5 reasons why Facebook should be in (global, cooperative) public ownership

Facebook is a private monopoly running a public service. It should belong to all of us. 

Put public services into the hands of local governments

The push for public ownership of vital services should not be about a return to top-down state industries. We can’t go back to the past - and we want the public ownership of the future to be better ...

The sell offs George Osborne doesn't want you to know about

The Royal Mint, Met Office and Ordnance Survey may soon be up for grabs by private companies. Once they're gone, we'll never get them back. 

Three signs that privatised rail is unsustainable

Railway privatisation has failed. It's time to put the public in charge.

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