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We share #nonviolence resources & solutions, to inspire, inform & connect ordinary people who have had enough of violence. 2018 was our 60th anniversary!
A truly fascinating take on 'human beings, energy and happiness, from the birth of the sun to the present day', and the action the climate emergency requires.
From @centre_alt_tech. FREE, online, 10th June.
#climate #energy #humanity #history #happiness
Free Webinar - The extraordinary story of human beings, energy and happiness - Centre for Alternative Technology
In this free webinar exploring sustainability, you’ll get a taster of our Zero Carbon Britain course from Paul Allen, ZCB Project Coordinator.
Fancy reading about some good sense and cooperation? 😉
This is a fascinating story of a real-life Lord of the Flies experience that ended very differently from the book.
The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months
When a group of schoolboys were marooned on an island in 1965, it turned out very differently to William Golding’s bestseller, writes Rutger Bre...
The @SIPRIorg's new released figures on military spending for 2019 was $1.92 trillion, If you could #MoveTheMoney where would you reallocate it? @DemilitarizeDay
Today is #VEDay75
We'll be sharing content throughout the day, hoping that people take today as a day for reflection, to remember the horror of war, as well as the joy of it coming to an end, and to think about how we can work together today for a more peaceful future 🕊️🕊️🕊️
Starts 7th May!
'The times are calling for renewed energy & adaptive capacities ... To answer this call we are bringing together activists, doers & thinkers...'
#climate #climatejustice #economics #neoliberalism #activism #solutions #ecocide #DeepChange
The Regenerative Activism Series: Deep Change Online
A gathering held by Zoom over 4 consecutive Thursdays exploring how we respond to the challenges of our time for deep change at every level.
'Organizing is intertwined with our survival as a people, and that can’t take a back seat. I finally feel like that is being heard more across a bigger platform.'
#education #lockdown #activism #climate #youth #survival
Amid Shutdowns, Youth Climate Activists are Writing the Curriculum for a Just Economic Recovery
Students across generations are flocking to online crash courses on movement building and the Green New Deal.
'The global #pandemic has spawned new forms of #activism – and they’re flourishing...
'We’ve identified nearly 100 distinct methods of non-violent action that include physical, virtual and hybrid actions.'
#nonviolence #socialchange #coronavirus #COVID19
The global pandemic has spawned new forms of activism â and they‘re flourishing | Erica Chenoweth, Austin, Choi-Fitzpatrick, Jeremy Pressman, Felipe G Santos and Jay Ulfelder
We‘ve identified nearly 100 distinct methods of non-violent action that include physical, virtual and hybrid actions
Need some reading? @Resurgence_mag are doing things a bit differently during lockdown.
They're offering the 'Resurgence Voices' podcasts, a film each day in the 'Change the Story' series, and a Resurgence bookclub online.
#ecology #activism #amreading
On pandemic recovery:
'When suddenly we have to care about climate, health, and jobs and housing and care and communities, is there a framework around that can help us with all of that? Yes there is, and it is ready to go.'
Amsterdam to embrace 'doughnut' model to mend post-coronavirus economy
Dutch officials and British economist to use guide to help city thrive in balance with planet