A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether scotland should become an independent country. As video blogger Ian R. Crane colorfully puts the issues and possibilities: [T]he People of scotland have an opportunity to extricate themselves from the socio-psychopathic global corporatists and the temple of …

The Elmhirst Programme – Soul, Spirit and Story, 2015

The Elmhirst Programme – Soul, Spirit and Story, 2015 Schumacher College is delighted to announce a new programme of short courses and events based in the beautiful Elmhirst Centre of Dartington Hall. Starting in January 2015, we will bring together the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners of spiritual traditions, indigenous …

OTHER NEWS: Where Will The New Europe Go?

   Where Will The New Europe Go?   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, May   2014 (IPS) – “An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted” is a phrase from Arthur Miller which applies well to the European elections that have just ended. What those elections …

The Reality of Abundance – California, August 2013

Benjamin von Mendelssohn, next generation community leader of Tamera Healing Biotope in Portugal, on tour in California throughout the month of August. More information: www.tamera.org Water, Food, Energy and Community are freely available to everyone, if we no longer follow the laws of capitalism, but the logic of life.“There can be no peace on Earth as long as there is …

EU gives member states green light to introduce Financial Transaction Tax

EU gives member states green light to introduce Financial Transaction Tax   EUROPE – European Union finance ministers have given 11 member states the green light to implement the controversial Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). The news comes a month after a majority of MEPs gave the same member states the go-ahead …

With A Complementary Currency, Greece Can Devalue – And Remain In The Euro Area

The European project is at risk. The current PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain) Dilemma shows that Europe’s monetary union was built with a structural flaw. When introducing the Euro, the joining nations threw important economic adjustment screws over board – the possibility to adjust their currencies’ exchange rates and …