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BREXIT or EU? The Real Issue is not Leave or Remain….

An Appreciation

The European Union has established a union of 28 member states. The EU states it has built a “community of peace, freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.” Continue reading 



Totnes, Devon, England has declared itself an independent city state. It has issued the Declaration of the Reformation of Brexit

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/totnes-brexit-independent-city-state-uk-eu-remain-second-referendum-final-say-peoples-vote-a8464151.html

We, citizens (not all!), of Totnes, Devon, England, have declared ourselves as an independent city state.
We take an oath of allegiance to the EU.
We have issued the Totnes passport.

The Declaration of the Reformation of Brexit has been nailed (well, blue tack) to the 17th century Guiildhall door.
Totnes invites other towns and cities around the UK to follow Totnes.
The Totnes Oath states: “Compassion, endeavour, ingenuity, altruism, diligence, daring and a peace-loving commitment to the dignity of all sentient beings”).”

PS. Big thanks to Jonathan Cooper and others in Totnes for this initiative.

 

 

 



What’s Wrong with Capitalism? A Lot. A Hell of a Lot

Are we moving the furniture around on a sinking ship?

The ship is capitalism. There are alternatives to capitalism/socialism/communism – the predominant ideologies of the past centuries.

The new economics (reconomics) generates ethics, values, co-operation, local community, sustainability and international co-operation.

These take priority in political decision making. Continue reading 



Imagine. You are a Jew and you find yourselves expelled from your homeland

Empathy between human beings stands as a powerful force for mutual understanding.

Empathy is the ability to feel what it is like to be in the shoes of another. Continue reading 



70 Years this week. A Country for Israelis. A Catastrophe for Palestinians. The Key is Reconciliation

Dear Dharma Friends,

I returned home to Totnes, England on Tuesday evening (17 April 2018) from En Dor in northern Israel. Continue reading 




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