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Sown in Bolton

During the last three years we have been working collaboratively with local housing charity Bolton at Home to address food poverty, we have helped to fight food poverty in the most direct and practical way possible, by helping people to grow some of their own food at home in either their gardens, yards or on their windowsills. 693 more words

Practical Permaculture

Government Attack on Benefits Claimants: A Message from the Alliance

In response to the latest Government attack on benefits claimants with mental health and physical disabilities, the Alliance has written to the press and to the major psy-organisations, who we call upon to take a much more critical stance on these issues. 763 more words


Whimsy, Austerity, "Space Oddity" 1969

I was pondering Bowie’s work the other day (like ya do) and I think I realized what it is that sets “David Bowie” apart from every single other album he made. 1,927 more words


Yanis Varoufakis speaks on betrayal in Belfast

In a recent visit to Belfast, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis was asked how ‘betrayed’ he felt by Syriza, the party with whom he served in Government during fraught negotiations between the Greek government, the troika and other European governments in the summer of 2015. 229 more words


"Austerity" by Mark Blyth

It has been a while…now I’m in thesis modus, and drowning in papers, books etc. Short reviews will help me to organize my ideas and may be of use to somebody else. 1,303 more words


NO, Theresa, The Tories Are The Ones Bankrupting The Country! Not Corbyn!

Yesterday (22nd February 2017) at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly grilled Theresa May about the on-going funding crisis in the NHS — May’s response was typical of what we have to expect at this point: deny there’s a problem, and claim that Labour want to “bankrupt the economy” and ‘spend money on everything”. 1,337 more words