Article: the Preston Model and the modern politics of municipal socialism

Open Democracy discusses the impact of austerity on local governments and investigates the so-called Preston Model as one of two flagship models of community wealth building.

These models have emerged as a response to a lack of public expenditure in jobs and housing, and instead see people increasingly turning to economic alternatives in which new wealth can be built collectively and from the bottom up.

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