protestors with banner saying tax avoidance = £25billion, welfare cuts = £4.5 billion

Principled Tax Rebellion and how it is compatible with Tax Justice

The current system (based on neo-liberal capitalism) is unjust, it is: Dangerously unstable and associated with a growth in corruption and debt Creating gross inequality, leading to many social problems Downgrading public services, like the NHS and welfare system Threatening life on earth through climate change and environmental degradation Bringing us into a state of almost constant… Continue reading Principled Tax Rebellion and how it is compatible with Tax Justice

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Awakening The Universal Heart: A Guide for Spiritual Activists – Review by Richard House

Richard House Book Review : Serge Beddington-Behrens, Awakening The Universal Heart: A Guide for Spiritual Activists, Umbria Press, London, 2013, 368 pp; ISBN-10: 0954127587, ISBN-13: 978-0954127589, price (paperback) £14.95 'If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.' Marc Chagall In the Thatcherite 1980s in Britain, many left-wing activists became… Continue reading Awakening The Universal Heart: A Guide for Spiritual Activists – Review by Richard House

Compassionate Revolution- our first 6 months

Dear Compassionate Revolutionaries, Really hoping you’re happy and well. Life is different when our hearts are filled with love – everything looks and feels different. Here’s hoping this post finds you full of compassion, including (and perhaps especially) for yourself. We launched in Stroud at the end of June this year, 2015 (after a lead… Continue reading Compassionate Revolution- our first 6 months

Update on a Pledge for Life on Earth- Ecocide Law

THANK YOU for signing up to the pledge on SUNDAY 25th OCTOBER, THE FIRST PLEDGE OF THE COMPASSIONATE REVOLUTION.  There are now over 100 of us, so let’s push on and see if we can make it to 1000! (There are social media sharing buttons here (or simply email the link to friends): https://www.compassionate-revolution.net/pledge/calling-global-law-prote... [1])… Continue reading Update on a Pledge for Life on Earth- Ecocide Law

Neo-liberalism has failed, it’s time to try something else

The fact that neo-liberalism as a political economic agenda failed massively when the financial crisis happened is pretty well known. Few predicted the crisis and yet the crisis was used as an excuse for austerity, consistent with the following quote from Milton Friedman, one of the fathers of neo-liberalism, who said the following: “Only a crisis - actual… Continue reading Neo-liberalism has failed, it’s time to try something else