Murray Bookchin

Lecture by Murray Bookchin 21 May 1992 St James Piccadilly Social Ecology Mr Bookchin said that he had an oriental view of class oppression and was proud to be an eco-anarchist. He is aged 73 and his major experience is from New York, "a city of a thousand villages", where he was born of parents … Continue reading Murray Bookchin

Colin Ward

Colin Ward obituary Writer, social theorist and anarchist who believed in self-sufficiency, allotments and better town planning Ken Worpole, Monday 22 February 2010 18.36 GMT Colin Ward, who has died aged 85, lived with the title of Britain's most famous anarchist for nearly half a century, bemused by this ambivalent soubriquet. In Anarchy in … Continue reading Colin Ward

Monkseaton School

"The core structure of spaced learning is based rigidly on Fields’ discoveries, with three stimulations separated by two ten minute gaps: Teacher input of key facts/explanations ( and therefore pathway stimulation) 10 minute ‘break’ from the input Teacher Input of key facts/explanations 10 minute ‘break’ from the input teacher input of key facts / explanations … Continue reading Monkseaton School

Community Work

Some fascinating stuff here! The term community work has a relatively short history in the United Kingdom. Nonetheless, the number of full-time practitioners who were described as being engaged in community work by the early 1980s was roughly equivalent to youth work or adult education. Then there appeared to be some 5,365 community workers, … Continue reading Community Work

The Somali Community in a London Borough

Sahil Housing Association Unit 2C Leroy House 436 Essex Road Islington London N1 3QP IPS reg 28267R Member National Housing Federation Federation of Black Housing Organisations Homeless Link Association of London Somali Organisations G320 Mohamed Abdullah Chief Executive Clive Durdle Consultant 07949 565 103 020 7226 4494 The Somali community in a London … Continue reading The Somali Community in a London Borough

Accessible Tourism Research – heads up

I am Simon Darcy and I teach and research in sport, tourism and diversity management. All my research is industry linked with the private sector, third sector or government organisations. I am actively involved in community advocacy projects and passionately believe in the rights of all people to fully participate in community life.

Long Now

Civilization is revving itself into a pathologically short attention span. The trend might be coming from the acceleration of technology, the short-horizon perspective of market-driven economics, the next-election perspective of democracies, or the distractions of personal multi-tasking. All are on the increase. Some sort of balancing corrective to the short-sightedness is needed-some mechanism or myth … Continue reading Long Now