Tag Archives: Occupy

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The CIA got rid of Gough. And who knows what happened to Fraser, who checked out unexpectedly as he was organising a new Party.  Gillard had to fly home from trade talks that came a bit early. Abbott has three … Continue reading

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Abundance by design

As part of the ongoing technology reviews, abundance and the shifting paradigm keep coming up. It’s worth looking at these concepts some more. Imperial style neo-liberal economics relies on artificially generated scarcity. Warehousing is one name for a system based … Continue reading

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Version zero

An operating system designed to facilitate business that doesn’t write social well being and the environment off as externalities. Consider your skill set and when someone asks if you’d like to be listed, get involved. It’s a database of people … Continue reading

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Innovation trickle up

Yes, this is what I’m spending Australia Day weekend thinking about. In recent articles we’ve been thinking about how ideas and values can trickle up from community groups into business and the broader culture. Once there was a time when … Continue reading

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Save the Reef, please Queensland?

The Carmichael mine is Australia’s largest mining license. It was sold to the Adani company, who are in hock to the back teeth and have a record that make Qld bikers look like Mary Poppins. It is part of the … Continue reading

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Post employment and the new paradigm

For a while now I’ve been researching and writing essays on the transition that humanity is currently undergoing. It’s not a matter of waiting for change to occur. We’re in the midst of change right now. All over the planet … Continue reading

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Yarn bombing and retro creativity

Yarn bombing. Yes, it is a thing. A kind of textile street art installation, where outdoor features or objects are decorated with knitting or crochet. Sometimes it comes with a connection to a social justice campaign, to draw attention to … Continue reading

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Consideration of Social Darwinism

A little while ago Gerry Harvey made some charming public comments to the effect that aid for homeless people is a waste of money and they should be just left to die. Of course, when everyone shit on him for … Continue reading

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Occupy

For the past few weeks I’ve been watching as the world slowly becomes aware of the Occupy movement. Of course news was getting around Twitter, Google Plus and other onlive media long before the Mainstream Media deigned to notice… But … Continue reading

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