Teddy Sawyer's Blog (3)

Unsustainable Community Relations

 The Home-page of this;  site provides a list of key issues for a 'Sustainable Hackney'.To see them click on the small green 'map' labelled, 'Issues'. They are significant Issues but there is an important one missing:  'Community Relations' does not appear on that list. This omission, however, does chime with my experience with groups hosted by this site.. After several years participation and monitoring of  Mill Fields Users Group, from a promising opening to the burnishing down to its…

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Added by Teddy Sawyer on March 5, 2012 at 11:24 — No Comments

Earth into Property

  

  Professor Anthony Hall, Globalisation Studies, University of Lethbridge, Canada has explored the survival strategies of indigenous peoples facing dispossession. His study, titled, the Bowl with One Spoon is in two volumes, American Empire and the Fourth World.  and Earth into Property. The latter was chosen by The Independant newspaper as one of the top books of 2010; Naomi Klein said, "I cannot overstate the importance of this book".

 Peace Place, Common Witness,…

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Added by Teddy Sawyer on February 21, 2012 at 9:50 — No Comments

We are all 'indigenous people' now .

  Just received an update from Kevin Annett in Canada, the former United Church minister who was defrocked when he exposed the genocide of Canada's tribal children in the 'Indian Residential Schools'.  Canadians 'sustain' decorum by isloating and hounding whistle blowers and murdering witnesses. See the documentary film at www.hiddennolonger.com …

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Added by Teddy Sawyer on February 20, 2012 at 21:56 — No Comments

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