Category Archives: Activism

Standing up and being counted.

One For Gordon

Fifteen years ago, twelve-year old Severn Suzuki scraped together enough money to travel from Canada to the Rio Summit. She gave this speech to the delegates – a bone-chilling reminder of their responsibility. It seems more relevant today than ever. … Continue reading

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Swastika Ban Attempted Again In Europe

The European Union is seeking again to ban the swastika symbol. There has been a flurry of debate about the vastly different meanings the symbol has to different cultures. This has centred on the feelings of the German nation, European … Continue reading

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Future Society: ‘Prout’ Short Story Competition

Prout (PROgressive Utilisation Theory) is a visionary socio-economic system to encourage a cooperative society. A new short story competition has been announced for writers to open a window on a future, Proutistic society. From the press release: IMAGINE A SOCIETY … Continue reading

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Spam Victims Take Action!

There are plenty of wrongs to right in the world. We can but deal with one at a time… I don’t know about you, but email spam really annoys me. There’s something repulsive about deceitfully and repeatedly forcing useless products … Continue reading

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Auroville

Auroville is an experimental city, under development in south India. It is intended to be a model township – an international and universal place for personal, spiritual growth and social advancement. Auroville exists for nothing less than to hasten the … Continue reading

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