My book! eGaia Second Edition
A New Common Sense
This little 3 minute video was first published in May, in the first lockdown, but is very relevant today too. A short presentation of the vision I am promoting.
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Cameron: Another financial crash coming?
On Monday, David Cameron wrote in the Guardian: “Six years on from the financial crash that brought the world to its knees, red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard of the global economy. As I met world … Continue reading
Naomi Klein at Central Westminster Hall
Yesterday, Naomi Klein spoke before a packed Westminster Central Hall, and I was there. I wasn’t expecting such a large and grand hall (seats 2,300), and the enthusiasm of the crowd, frequently breaking into applause was wonderful. The deep … Continue reading
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eGaia 2nd edition and also new video!
Hello friends, This is a big day for me. After a long gestation, I’m releasing the second edition of my book, eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications, and also a 10 minute video, After the Crash: From chasing … Continue reading
Losing our religion? Or growing a new global one?
In an article in this week’s New Scientist, “Losing our religion” by Graham Lawton takes a rather narrow, but quite common, view of religion as mainly determined by active membership in a traditional religion and a belief in a God, … Continue reading
You’ve heard of Slow Food, now there’s Slow Money!
I was intrigued by an event I saw listed in the Transition US newsletter, Essential Knowledge for Transition: Financial System and Local Investing which was “the first in a 3-part series of teleseminars on economic transformation by Marco Vangelisti”. I downloaded … Continue reading
Building a Global Family that looks after people and the Earth
To my friends and family: I’ve just written this as a ‘Farewell Essay” for my last meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Transition Network, but I would like to send it to a much wider audience too. You … Continue reading
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Critical readers wanted for eGaia, 2nd edition
I’ve been working hard on the 2nd edition of my book, eGaia. I have now completed a draft, which you can download. I’m looking for critical readers whose comments will help me move towards the final version. Could you help? … Continue reading
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Transition Movement moves on a step: becoming a global family
I’m just back from a wonderful 4 day international meeting of the Transition National Hubs, in and around Lyon, France. There were about 35 of us, a few coming and going over the days, from 17 countries around the world. … Continue reading
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What does Egypt tell us about democracy?
All the media comments about the Egyptian army’s ‘coup’ take for granted that the model of ‘democracy’ in the West is obviously right and the best. We assume that a party with a parliamentary majority, no matter how slim, and … Continue reading
Rob Hopkins at Downham Market
I had a lovely afternoon when Rob Hopkins came to Downham Market for one of the ‘Transition Thursdays’. It was a delightful little event, with about 20 people, in the garden of John and Carol’s eco-house in Stoke Ferry. After … Continue reading