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Utopias

Women in workers’ co-ops

Finding common threads in different lives, different organisations

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The personal column

Jeff Cloves confesses to extremism ...

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Andrew Boyd, Ross Bradshaw (eds), 'Utopia'

Five Leaves, 2012; 240pp; £9.99

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Utopias, Visions and Realities

Utopia - no place, a never-never land beyond the realm of everyday experience, a dream world that is unattainable, a fantasy vision to which people might like to fly in their dreams and es

In 1649, to St George's Hill...

It is astonishing that the Diggers are still being talked about, and even inspiring action, at the dawn of the twenty-first century.

"Reality is realised in our time through the ideal, only through the ideal."

Visions - a difficult topic during times of war and of increased militarisation and marginalisation of peace activists, but perhaps then, even more important.

Timeline of intentional communities

This is not in any way intended to be a definitive statement - more a pointer to some of the more significant developments in the theo

Monster reading list!

Fiction

  • George Orwell, 1984 (New American Library Classics, 1990. ISBN 0451524934, 268pp).

No longer observers

Most of us have a grand vision, but few of us dare to make our dreams reality.

Military conversion

Peace News last visited the Slovenian long-lived social centre, Metelkova, in 1995. Michael Pooler stopped by when the PEDAL: 100 Days to Palestine cycle ride to Palestine passed through last month.

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