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04/2013 posts

Craft skills are too important to lose

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 26-Apr-2013 | 0

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

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

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 17-Apr-2013 | 0

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

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

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 prison“ Read more

La Via Campesina ‘peasants’ movement inaugurated in the UK

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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