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Locally Green

“Let’s get together and make the world a better place!”  We often hear such sentiments.  Sometimes we even hear ourselves uttering these words.  As often as not they are just words, but some folks infuse their words with purpose and follow-through.  351 more words

Awareness

Bella Vista Farm, an early part of the Macarthur rural empire

Bella Vista Farm was part of the colonial farming empire of the Macarthur family of Elizabeth Farm which they called the Seven Hills Farm. The farm was on the overland route opened up between Rose Hill (Parramatta) and the Hawkesbury settlement around 1791 a road constructed between Toongabbie and Windsor by the NSW corps using convict labour. 854 more words

Heritage

Politics 2: Central Government

“In December 2005 I watched a BBC interviewer, Jeremy Paxman, lash out at a junior minster for the inadequate supply of foam to meet a fire in Hertfordshire … it did not occur to either interviewer or interviewee to point out that putting out fires had nothing to do with London Ministers. 1,145 more words

British

Mayoral Elections, Put Simply

By Campaign Agent Conor Oakes

In May 2017, 7 regions across England will elect metro mayors for the first time. The elections will see new powers devolved to each of the 7 regions which reflect the government’s broader push for devolution and attempt to reinvigorate local politics. 897 more words

Politics Put Simply

A Personal Note & Sober View of Online Business Headaches: Reputation Management & Cybersecurity

The benefits of online businesses have always been clear to me (e.g., the freedom and flexibility, the broad reach to potential faraway customers, etc.). However, recently I noted some massive issues online business owners face – reputation management and cybersecurity. 1,192 more words

Evolution Of Work

Dealing with Localism

There’s always a different vibe you get when you’re surfing a different beach break that you you’re unfamiliar with. The Bay Area is a big playground with well over 30+ beach breaks you can find on… 1,029 more words

Learning To Surf

O.P. Recommends: A Conversation With Michael Ignatieff on Universal Human Rights, Localism, and the Ordinary Virtues at Philosophy 247

I first heard about Michael Ignatieff on the Philosophy Bites podcast a few years ago, and found his story of transforming himself from an intellectual to a politician and back again very intriguing. 626 more words

Written By Amy Cools