Posts in the 'People, Planet, Profit!' category

Community Solar Co-op Shares Snapped Up At Young Henrys

Shares in a community-based solar co-op in Sydney sold out in minutes last month. A Non-Profit group of ‘energy citizens’ called Pingala is behind a community solar farm, on the roof of Young Henry’s Brewery in

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Policies That Face Reality? A Coherent Vision For Our Future?

“At the core of a robust democracy is the integrity and transparency of its institutions.

Elections do not a democracy make, but they are a fundamental institution that we disrespect at our peril. It is incumbent upon us to demand policies

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Participatory Democracy, Transition Towns And ‘The Major Parties’

Around 10 years ago, people who care about their grandkids’ Australia, started collaborating locally so towns would become sustainable and resilient – re-localising and transition towns were the terms used. Many Australian towns have joined the transition network

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Broken Democracy? Wrong Method? What Can WE Do?

Q and A comments last night on how insignificant are our tax reform gripes when we look at the truly horrific devastation of everyday lives elsewhere in the world, made me wonder if we are not using the wrong method

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‘Ownership Matters In The Sharing Economy’: A Debate, Carlton 18 Feb

Thursday evening at Melbourne Uni Law School there’ll a debate around defining the ‘Sharing Economy‘, a term associated with companies such as TaskRabbit, AirbnB and Uber, which operate by providing platforms for people to rent-out, or

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