Change the Rules is an online project that maps inspiring local, community and workplace initiatives to build a more democratic and sustainable economy, and to showcase the policies to make this happen. Set up in 2019 by the New Economics Foundation, the project has so far profiled more than 60 initiatives across the UK – from cooperative energy to community banks to companies implementing a four-day week – and plans to add more throughout 2021.

The project’s inspiration came from the Tredegar Medical Aid Society, set up by South Wales miners in 1890. Just as the miners’ medical aid society ...


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