Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

ENGAGE! IS THE DHARMA OF CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT, social, scientific and spiritual. Our mission is the bring about the awakening of the Commons to become part of a global Transition to the Commons. Engage! is looking for inspired activists to offer posts, articles, poetry, photos, videos, drawings, animations, music, song, and spoken word to the magazine. Send us… Read More Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

Monbiot: Labour and the Commons

http://www.monbiot.com/2017/10/13/labouratory/#.WeLqQrhABSo.twitter Labouratory 13th October 2017 We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th October 2017 We are still living in the long 20th Century. We are stuck with its redundant technologies: the internal combustion engine; thermal power… Read More Monbiot: Labour and the Commons

Robert Wright: Mindful Resistance

“Mindful resistance” is the key to defeating Trump Outrage and disdain waste mental energy — and feed into a narrative that sustains the president. Updated by Robert WrightOctober 9, 2017 8:54 am originally published at Vox.com https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/the-big-idea/2017/10/2/16394320/mindful-resistance-key-defeating-trump-mindfulness [Editor’s note: I deleted the photo of ‘three women in sitting posture for meditation’ from the original article… Read More Robert Wright: Mindful Resistance

Another World is Here: Alliance of the Commons

“There already exists a form of social organization that will solve many of the world’s social and ecological problems, gradually eliminating Capitalism and its client State. It is the global movement of The Commons. Commons principles are completely in line with dharma principles of social and ecological solidarity as taught by Ajahn Buddhadasa, Dr. Ambedkar, Joanna Macy,… Read More Another World is Here: Alliance of the Commons