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Why need a more holistic approach to science by Stephan Harding.

If we are to care for our planet we need a transformational journey towards wholeness which cultivates our intuition and ability to sense and think in the practice of science as an alchemical journey, as a refinement of the soul.
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Can design catalyse the 'Great Transition'? by Ruth Potts

Do we need focus on values rather than detail in our visions of a kinder, fairer more sustainable future?
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Honouring unexpected outcomes by Roberto Fraquelli

Roberto Fraquelli reflects on the powerful impact of an ecological design thinking project between students and inmates at Dartmoor Prison

Time for a more ecological approach to economics says Jonathan Dawson

Nature is offering us solutions to living within our finite resources - we need to take heed.
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Cosmology can offer us a sense of purpose - by Andy Letcher

Is it possible that the study of cosmology, and the entertaining of alternatives, even for a moment, can change how we see the world - and help us create change?
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Bringing Creativity Home - by Tim Crabtree

Tim Crabtree has just returned from a collaborative project in Brazil to support women and young people to develop their own social enterprises
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Whence Leadership on Climate Change?

Jonathan Dawson says there has never been a more pressing need for a "nanny state" to urgently address climate change.
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Learning can be a family affair

Schumacher College hosts six members of the same family on a holistic business short course.
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We can all be agents of political change says Ruth Potts

New municipal movements are gaining ground worldwide. Ahead of a new course at Schumacher College, Ruth Potts looks at how local politics is getting a new lease of life.

Moving Upstream in the World of International Development by Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson argues that we need to change the words we use to talk about international development if we want to offer our support