Category Archives: Politics

The way the world is run – and the way it should be run.

A Dangerous Time in Humanstory

I write from New York – having just roared up the east coast in an aluminium snake of a train from Washington to stay here with some old friends from another hemisphere. The summer is well and truly Indian in … Continue reading

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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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The World’s Largest Democracy

It’s election time in south India and the propaganda is overspilling onto the streets. Is it just coincidence that so many members of the Gandhi/Nehru family have been in power in this country? Or that George Bush Junior followed in … Continue reading

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