Dec
29
2013
Dave Darby

Our award for most misleading and mendacious article of 2013 goes to MoneyWeek’s ‘End of Britain’

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Posted Dec 29 2013 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
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You may have seen a sensationalist video called ‘the End of Britain’ that’s been doing the rounds throughout 2013. It’s a flashy, authoritative-looking video, and well it should be, as it’s produced by MoneyWeek Magazine Read more …

Dec
22
2013
Katrina McKenzie

Why some soap-makers refuse to use palm oil and how you can help them

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Posted Dec 22 2013 by Katrina McKenzie of Small World Soaps
palm oil soap

Lowimpact.org: Hi Katrina – you make and sell soaps that don’t contain any palm oil. We wanted to talk to you about why you came to that decision, and what you use instead. To start, what is palm oil used for in soap making? Read more …

Dec
18
2013
James Dennis

Introducing the Land Workers’ Alliance – representing small-scale producers

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Posted Dec 18 2013 by James Dennis of Diggers & Dreamers
land workers alliance

We wanted to introduce the Land Workers’ Alliance (LWA) via a first-hand account of their AGM, held at Trill Farm, Dorset, on the 23rd & 24th of November, 2013. Read more …

Dec
6
2013
Dave Darby

This is how ‘development’ works – from a low-impact perspective & as reported in the corporate press

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Posted Dec 6 2013 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
development

This is how ‘development’ works. NB: you can substitute any rich country for Germany, and any poor country for Zambia. In the boardroom of a global corporation in Germany, the following conversation takes place:

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