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Is there hope for us in the climate and ecological emergency?

Rowan Tilly before her arrest at Oxford Circus in the October 2019 Extinction Rebellion It's an awkward time for me. I've written a Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency and it's not yet published. The excitement and exhaustion of finishing in time for it to be published before COP26 in November has left me. Spurred on by what I discovered in writing the book, I feel a sens...
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What does freedom mean to you?

protestors meet police in the street
In recent days the UK government has announced a bill curtailing the right to public protest. I'm very interested in this topic, as I have been supporting Extinction Rebellion (XR) actions, and I'm planning to participate/organise an event in Glasgow this November to coincide with COP26. It's led me to reflect on freedom as a human need more generally. The measures in the Bill will allow the ...
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