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January 2015

Is this my community?

By | 2015-09-08T16:07:43+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Congruence, People & Community|

  Five questions for our government – five opportunities for conversations about the future of our national community. (Although this post reflects a New Zealand perspective, I know that the questions posed are also relevant for other democracies where growing income inequality evidences unsustainable inequities in the way we treat 'our people' – the national community we presume [...]

July 2014

‘Money, money, money… its a rich man’s game’

By | 2015-09-08T16:19:59+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Congruence, Participation & Contribution, People & Community|

The problem with money as a measure of equitable value I think an increasing number of people share my concern that the traditional capitalist model, which continues to underpin Western democracies and to forcefully confront other models of community governance, is severely broken. Protectors of the capitalist realm argue that capitalism is superior to other [...]