Category Archives: Politics

I like this

http://www.monbiot.com/2012/12/03/forbidden-planet/ I like it a lot. He could go further but it’s a great first step.   DI

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Permaculture as a tool for liberation

Thats what these people are proposing, and I for one like it! Check it out:¬†https://liberationpermaculture.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/workshop-at-reclaim-the-fields-gathering/ Also, from the same blog is this great article on anarchism that is certainly one of the better written I have come across – and … Continue reading

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Who knows best?

The more ‘correct’ a country tries to be – and the more laws it passes to micromanage the minutia of it’s citizens’ behaviour – the less tolerant it becomes. The list of things that are ‘illegal’ now is growing at … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for?

      “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was to convince the world he didn’t exist” – Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (originally by Baudelaire). Similarly, we are all seemingly under the illusion that the solutions to all … Continue reading

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When the Arab Spring has sprung

When religious political parties are democratically elected to power, it’s ok.. isn’t it? What exactly is wrong with religious and/or fundamentalist governments if they are democratically elected? Many in the west think of it as an automatically bad thing to … Continue reading

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The global financial system isn’t broken, it’s capitalism working just fine

[Here is a response I posted on the Guardian website in response to this article. If you have read that and followed the link here, please read further down for more.] You can’t fix our global financial & monetary system, … Continue reading

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The illusions of our democracy

I know we’re not supposed to be thinking about this stuff.. It’s not allowed.. but here goes. Does democracy give us real freedom of choice, or just the appearance of it? I’m fascinated at the moment with the question of … Continue reading

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A positive start : revolting Wall St & a Plenitude economy.

I am pleased to see the occupation of Wall st and it’s about time all the people who have been hurt hardest in the USA find a voice and a stage. Especially great against the backdrop of faltering US economic … Continue reading

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