Russell Brand's new cafe is more than a business that creates a social impact. It's a vehicle for him to express his political views. Stephen Miller asks whether it's time for more social enterprises to move beyond the political middle ground.
With less than a month to go before the UK election, the opening salvo for socially minded voters has been fired. The Labour Party has included support for social ventures in the first pre-election manifesto to be revealed.
Cameron may have once described it as his "greatest passion" but mentions of the Big Society are likely to be few and far between in his election campaign. Rodney Schwartz reflects on the initiative – the good, the bad and the controversial.
Margaret Thatcher merged with Che Guevara and a Boris Johnson-Karl Marx mix up will confront politicians returning to Westminster following the summer break as part of the Social Economy's manifesto launch.