New Year thoughts from Jonathan Lamb.
My dad has bought himself a latest generation iMac (not sure exactly but I’m guessing at least a grand, probably more) – asked what it will be used for: “office, internet, watching movies”.
How long can this continue? Every 2 years, computers become twice as fast, yet almost everyone[...]
Occupy Finsbury Square.
Original post in A World to Win
Contributed by the Real Democracy Working Group
31 December 2013
If last year witnessed the sudden and unexpected eruption of mass movements in countries from Brazil to Turkey, then 2014 is certain to see countless millions in many more countries become part of what is[...]
Barton Moss, Photo by Tim Williams.
The speech I wrote and read out on the radio this evening. ~Tammy Samede.
“Our prime sinister often says Let me be clear……
I say no Cameron let me be clear.
It’s a new year 2014.
What does this mean for us?
As individuals and as communities and as[...]
From The Accidental Anarchist: Not a typical New Years Eve
Posted on January 1, 2014
So it’s New Years eve and I found myself sat in the pub in the depths of Summers Town. Surrounded buy Celtic paraphernalia, Hurling teams and of course the Rugby team , Men in one room and women in the[...]
What a couple of days it has been since arriving at Barton Moss. That mischievous itch grew, and then grew further and out popped a D Lock as I slipped alongside of a lorry!
I was taken to Swinton Police Station after being removed by the “Protestor” removal team having been arrested for Willful obstruction[...]
From Charles Metcalfe, London Road, Balcombe, 20th December 2013.
To The Right Honourable David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA.
Dear Prime Minister,
Re: UK-wide call for an immediate and binding moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification on our islands.
Please read this.[...]
A question was asked by Em Wierdigan, about Local Economies.
I’ve asked the economics boffins, now widening this out as the figures/references I’m searching for seem to be elusive.
I need to know some simple stats about how much more a £ spent in a local independent shop is worth (compared with big supermarket of[...]
Contributed by Clive Menzies founder of the group ‘Critical Thinking’ .
MORAL ASPECTS OF BASIC INCOME by Tom Streithorst,
makes the case for a citizens income to reignite economic growth, citing lack of demand in the economy as the “only Achilles heel” of the capitalist system. It hails the explosion in productivity although[...]
Great time at the Moss just about enough of everything we might need, lots of good spirits and great music, heavy frost and high winds on their way. I sit in my tent at the centre of stillness with the winds of change raging all around. It’s like making a long prayer for the land[...]Read more →