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Austerity on Greece a Remedy not a Penalty for Self-inflicted Ills

By Con George-Kotzabasis September 23, 2016

My short reply to a political theorist of the Jurgen Habermas School of Critical Theory

It is rather surprising to see a votary of Jurgen Habermas in using an analytic blunted tool that leads to the false inference that malevolent Europeans wilfully imposed upon Greece austerity measures to punish it. 155 more words



I thought I remembered Theresa May saying something about changing things.

Will it seems she had been quoted, or someone remembered what she said and repeated it? 457 more words

Holiday Kitchen sessions @ John Holt centre

The Holiday Kitchen sessions run throughout the summer holidays and offer interactive community sessions where both the children and parents join in and work with each other during the sessions activities.These sessions are also aimed at families who are struggling to make ends meet. 237 more words

Practical Permaculture


Well this might turn out to be interesting?

It would seem, and something I didn’t predict for once, that the fiasco that is BHS seems to have left a bad taste in the mouth as far as capitalism goes? 724 more words

Community gardening and Men in Sheds @ The Hub 13th July

At today’s Men in Sheds session at Breightmet community Hub the lads all got stuck into the gardening aspect of the site, as I have mentioned before the activities are varied at each session, the idea of groups of men huddled together in a tiny shed knocking out bird boxes like its going of fashion does not apply here, this week gardening, next week woodworking and understanding how to use hand and power tools, and so it goes. 146 more words

Practical Permaculture

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

Cllr Thomas Babington Macaulay has defended the decision by Leicestershire County Council to reduce its library service to a single shelf of books. Referring to campaigners against library closures, he said, ‘I have never found one among them who could deny that a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia.’


UK government set for UN grilling in Geneva over ‘breaches of disability rights’

By John Pring 

The UK government is set to face a grilling from UN experts this week over its alleged breaches of international obligations on disabled people’s human rights. 893 more words