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Small Gods by Martin Shaw

We hear it everywhere these days. Time for a new story. Some enthusiastic sweep of narrative that becomes, overnight, the myth of our times. A container for all this ecological trouble, this peak-oil business, this malaise of numbness that seems to shroud even the most privileged. A new story. Just the one. That simple. Painless. Everything solved. Lovely and neat.

From ego to geoego by Stephan Harding

Stephan Harding suggests that ego can be a positive thing - a route to mystical experiences.
synapses

How Holistic Science helps us to solve real-world problems by Philip Franses

Philip Franses traces the evolution of the teaching of Holistic Science at Schumacher College ahead of the start of an experimental venture.
framing the economy report

A new study says we need to change how we talk about the economy - Jonathan Dawson agrees

The words we choose when talk about our economy play a crucial role in how bring about change for the future.
Ashish Kothari

Activists and academics can work together says Ashish Kothari

Chairman of Greenpeace India Ashish Kothari talks about his passion for wildlife and the environment head of his Earth Talk at Schumacher College.

There is hope for the future of food and farming by Jane Gleeson

The wealth of young talent at the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference is cause for optimism
toxic planet

The Question of Growth by Jonathan Dawson

The health of our planet needs to be at the heart of future government policies - we can't assume it will be automatically addressed as a by-product of growth.
the amazon rainforest

We need love to save the Amazon by Karina Miotto

The closer we feel emotionally towards the world’s greatest rainforest, the greater the chances of saving it, Karina Miotto believes
Alumni gathering in Belgium

Life after Schumacher - the next step by Rafaela Graça Scheiffer

Life after college can seem daunting but connecting with other alumni can help.
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Tickling for Trout - a meeting with James Lovelock by Dr Stephan Harding

How reawakening our intuition can connect us with nature.