It’s an unlikely mix. A Jewish charity providing services to people with learning disabilities and autism, a psychologist who is also a mosaic artist, the Church of England’s Near Neighbours Project, the British Department of Communities and Local Government, The Dragonfly Collective and the London suburb Edgware (kind of like any suburb in Melbourne ‘at the end of the line’).
A selection of articles, books and websites from around the world offering insights and critical reflection that disrupt and engage for change.
In this edition social innovation blind spots, positive impact of the Millennium Development Goals, the future focus on justice and why the right has taken control – mutual obligation and more . . .
Brand is an unauthorized, unqualified intrusion into political discourse. Brand is the town clown, the court jester, the ‘idiot’ many readily dismiss. There has never been a more urgent time than this for a Russell Brand – and many more like him.
Unfortunately doing good – and being social – has now all the hallmarks of being the language of the status quo. Elbowing aside justice equity and empowerment, being good and being nice is the new social vogue. Read more