Entries by john Yates

Alt life style opportunity – Exeter City Permaculture and Politics

Evolving 96 acre experimental care farm on course as oasis from dystopian world via permaculture principles. Needs experienced singles or couple for horticulture, poultry perhaps goats, pigs. Space to run income generating courses. Permaculture qualified would be big benefit. Money / work exchange depends on skills / social ethics / motivation. Potential “cottage industry” courses […]

A green approach to a new economic paradigm

The world of banking and monetary systems can seem too much to grasp as but John Kenneth Galbraith points out: “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise or to evade truth, not to reveal it” The concept of money: the tragedy and the hope When you open […]

What does permaculture have to do with politics?

Maddy Harland & the Permaculture Team brilliantly and courageously address this challenging and extremely pertinent question in the 2016 Autumn editorial. The editorial exposed the mainstream media’s Orwellian role in shaping distorted world views and spinning political / cultural submission to mammon. Maddy asked us to “stand back from our current economic and political system […]