Two great threats loom over our societies, one depressingly familiar, the other entirely unprecedented. Firstly, only seventy years after the Holocaust in Europe, extreme right-wing politics is once again becoming a major force here and elsewhere, as the cracks in liberal democracy widen. Secondly, alarmed scientists are warning us of the possibility of climatic and[…]Read more →
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Air pollution, the car and public transport
The noxious fumes from both petrol and diesel cars are increasingly being accepted as part of modern life, especially in cities and towns. They are also being recognised for the part they play in shorteningpeople’s lives. Now, scientists are making more discoveries including that particles of air[…]Read more →
Infinite Regression – Busting the Myth Busting
An absolute must-read on the recent letter and proclaimed ‘myth busters’ from Claire Perry MP that attempted to make fracking not only palatable – but positively a joy!!! Grrrr… such lies and waffle, thankfully untangled brilliantly by Refracktion here:
This is what she had to say about[…]
100 Women at Parliament Square
100 years ago, many women suffered extreme hardship, imprisonment, force-feeding, family breakdowns and much more – in order to get us a voice in society – yet we’re still having to fight to be heard!
I think any Suffragette would look at the state of our ‘democracy’ today[…]
#SaveDave – Occupy London Occupier.
I haven’t blogged for a long time. It’s old hat in the days of instagram, isn’t it?
Also, I’ve been busy. Busy being in hospital. My partner has leukaemia, he’s been in hospital for most of the last seven months. I’ve been sleeping in a van in the carpark outside[…]
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’?
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’? And they said themselves. So I asked who are the ‘bad[…]
Article 25 and the Universal Basic Income Part 2 What are the aims and objectives of STWR as an organisation, what common questions arise about economic sharing, and how can you learn more about our work and other sharing-related global issues? https://www.sharing.org/ Article 25, Universal Basic Income, Share the World’s Resources (STWR)[…]Read more →
Stealing the night… because dirty work can’t be done in the light of day or power of witness. As Cuadrilla get permission for throughout-the-night deliveries for #fracking in Lancashire, the trees of Sheffield are hacked down under cover of darkness… #WeSaidNo
Image and this from Alison Teal:
[We arrived just after 6am and it was[…]