Forthcoming Events: http://www.globaltable.org.uk/wp/forthcoming-events
FROM ASSOCIATES AT THEIR POINTS OF WITNESS:
- An Associate asks: How, in your neck of the woods, is the case being made for “NO USURY – RESTORATION OF THE COMMONS – CELLULAR NOT HIERARCHICAL TASK SOLVING” as the 3 basic ‘stipulations’ of the quest for systemic inclusive justice? The Quality of Life Partnership, Biomedical Research Building, Campus for Ageing & Vitality, NE4 5PL Websites: http://www.gcph.co.uk/power. Feel free to share this with your networks. www.qualityoflife.org.uk Reports on relevance to our dealing with ‘Power’ welcomed
Cosmological Wisdom and Planetary Madness by Sean Kelly via Tikkun www.tikkun.org/nextgen/cosmological-wisdom-planetary-madness [http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/cosmological-wisdom-planetary-madness ] *Editor’s Note:** *Sean Kelly presents a brief overview of the evolution of the consciousness of the universe and its current crisis as humanity continues to destroy the life-support system of Earth. It is a deep and profound article worthy of reading carefully to the end. –Rabbi Michael Lerner
CCMJ – ..”the real reason things are so bad is because of usury. And the reason things aren’t getting any better is because no one is talking about what’s really wrong. …… What we accept today as interest once was called usury, and that through most of history most everyone was against it.” All the great faith traditions forbade usury for thousands of years. The Christian Church emphasised it until ‘Interest’ was watered down to ‘Excessive Interest’ and usury became exponentially disproportionate as a source in undermining justice throughout the human community. Reports on tackling this prime issue are always welcome.
INDEPENDENT CONSTITUTIONALISTS UK (ICUK): recognises the necessity of dealing with BOTH the need for many urgent palliatives within a dying system, AND a systemic curative re-design by participative representative democratic application of an integrated political-economy of trusteeship. It concentrates on the Meta-Narrative within which the UK could shape all its independent but mutually accountable communities. Curative change to the political-economy like “poetry happens in two stages, like sculpting; first the imagination, then the chisel.” An update of its website is now evolving: http://www.icuk.life. An informal Strategy Forum meets in central London every Wednesday between 12 and 2pm – you are invited to contact Peter Challen – email@example.com – for latest developments and meeting venue.
Free Critical Thinking: meetings are now on Tuesdays 7pm to 9pm in St John’s Church, 73 Waterloo Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8TY, opposite Waterloo: http://www.freecriticalthinking.org • A view of Critical Thinking’s scope http://freecriticalthinking.org/9-general/1518-hierarchy-and-the-political-economy and in pithy summary : CT – “Hierarchy, theft of the Commons and Usury are the fundamental drivers of poverty, wars, environmental destruction and the enslavement of humanity. Once we understand that, we’re on the road to recovering humanity.”
LETSlink envisages national and regional hubs – LETSlink envisages national and regional hubs – dedicated training work is being done with individual LETS groups. The main website sets out theory and enables enquirers to connect with local groups: http://www.letslinkuk.net/uk-map.htm.
Breaking the Frame: exposes and challenges the politics of technology: see details of next event on Wednesday 6th September 2017 7.15pm: http://breakingtheframe.org.uk
Low Impact: has a wide range of information on sustainability: http://www.lowimpact.org
P2P Foundation in collaboration with the Institute for Leadership and Sustainability at Cumbria University is running a four-week online course on Money & Society, starting imminently – this will be repeated in February and we hope to carry a review on this page: https://blog.p2pfoundation.net/money-and-society-mooc-starts-again-august-20th-2017/2017/08/15?
Further Reports are invited from our associates in the quest for inclusive justice to stir our awareness and effect change through both palliative and curative means.
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PUBLICATIONS & BLOGS – reviews always welcomed:
Natali Koslorova <firstname.lastname@example.org asks us to share this guide: about Online Privacy for Journalists: https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/online-privacy-journalists/
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Over time our weekly forum has considered important aphorisms that help the development of dialogue that takes us into new understandings of the co-operative task. We revisited those guiding thoughts and now value responses about their use, or about any other enduring wisdom relating to collaboration flow in steadily. “It is not being conservative to honour and respect the traditions and wisdom of the past, it is mature.“