Plenty!, the small group discussion programme, is nearing completion. As we put the finishing touches to it, we need your help with facilitators and admin – and lots of people to get those conversations started about a better world.
What we’re reading
Eric Klinenberg shows how high quality public spaces and shared services can create a fairer and more united society in his book Palaces for the People.
Quaker activist and author Alastair McIntosh proposes an unusual solution to climate change – community and belonging – in his latest, Riders on the Storm.
Diversifying Power: Why we need antiracist, feminist leadership on climate and energy, by Jennie C Stephens, feels like an urgent message.
The British government has announced its ‘10 point plan’ for addressing the climate crisis. It includes some positive steps such as phasing out the sale of new petrol and diesel … Continue reading Will you support the CEE Bill?
John Payne provides an update on the Plenty! resource, including a new job opportunity as the project nears completion. The revision of Plenty!, the small group discussion resource currently being … Continue reading Plenty of news about our new programme
We’re back in home school mode in England, and this week I found myself sharpening colouring pencils. It ought to be a simple job really, but in its unexpected frustrations … Continue reading How consumerism makes suckers of us all
In an environment of consumerism and waste, how do we raise children who are content with simpler things, asks Catherine Masterman. “They can’t just eat sawdust!” wailed one family member. … Continue reading Does living simply mean simply being mean?
John D Anderson considers the meanings of exploitation. Exploitation is a word with more than one layer of meaning. “To exploit” can mean “to make good use of natural resources”, … Continue reading Exploitation and enough