Interesting, informative and funny items.
This post was re-blogged from Wendy Cockcroft’s blog, On t’Internet. American conservatism has died, killed by identity politics, fake news, echo chambers, and the shaming of dissenters. What remains is an alt-right cartoon parody that mocks the values we conservatives have always held dear. This is what happened. The meaning changed Back in the day,
Originally posted by Assemblies for Democracy By Julie Timbrell, of The New Putney Debates and Occupy London: Celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary next year of the Charter of the Forest get underway next month in preparation for some big events next year. While the Magna Carta of 1215 is now much more famous, the
“Should sustainability be a factor in PB” is a blog by Jez Hall, reflecting on discussions on PB at the Lived Experience workshop of Engage, Think, Do!, and the presentations from Kenya and elsewhere on PB at scale. What does the famous picture of a load of sailors on a raft have to do with
CETA, the problematic trade agreement between the EU and Canada, is in the ratification process in Canada. The 140 page bill has already caused some consternation because the changes to Canada’s intellectual property rules affect the costs of pharmaceuticals for Canadians and create new restrictions on the agricultural sector via geographical indications. The promise that
The Tory government’s decision to support construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport underlines how the political and corporate world have become entirely alienated from the real world. This alienation is an outcome of the fundamental alienation at the heart of the capitalist system. The climate has entered a new phase as a number of tipping