Apr
26
2013
Dave Darby

Craft skills are too important to lose

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Posted Apr 26 2013 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org

How many people do you know these days whose work involves traditional craft skills? For every craftsperson in the UK, there must be a couple of thousand working in telesales. Read more …

Apr
17
2013
Dave Darby

Mrs Thatcher was not ‘evil’ – she did what was necessary for Britain to succeed in a game that is utterly wrong

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Posted Apr 17 2013 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
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On the day of Mrs Thatcher’s funeral she will receive many plaudits and much abuse. I don’t think that there is any merit in rejoicing in the death of a woman who believed that she was doing the right thing Read more …

Apr
15
2013
Zoe Wangler

Ecological Land Co-op successful in their application for homes on eco-smallholdings in Devon

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Remember this blog post about the Ecological Land Co-op’s attempt to start three eco-smallholdings in Devon? A local councillor said: “Nobody would subject themselves to that way of life. You might as well be in prisonRead more …

Apr
12
2013
James Dennis

La Via Campesina ‘peasants’ movement inaugurated in the UK

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Posted Apr 12 2013 by James Dennis of Diggers & Dreamers
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La Via Campesina is an international organisation claiming around 250 million members! It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity. Read more …

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