What The Future Has To Offer: The Work Of Artists and Politicians: Molly Crabapple and Alex Orcasia Cortez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m8YACFJlMg Underpaid, Ignored, and Essential: A Coronavirus Sketchbook Drawing the workers who cannot stay home. Originally published April 3rd in The Nation funded by Economic Hardship Reporting: Molly Crabapple is the artist.  Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. She is the author of Drawing Blood and co-author of Brothers of The […]

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When A Nottingham Podcast Becomes Part Of Something We All Need: Charmaine Roche Life Flow Balance 2 Seasons Available Now on Apple, Spotify, Google and Castbox: Creating A Work Culture Where Life (Not Dis-Ease) Can Evolve…

Why are podcasts useful? They’re a way of listening, learning and rehearsing a better version of the world we live, work and play in, a way of connecting the local with the regional, national and international. Speak Up, Speak Out is a podcast now in Series 2 is evolving opportunities to change the way we […]

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Why We Need To Understand The Stories And Detail Of The Post War Period To Transform Our Economy In 2020 and Beyond

Featured Image: Jacob Lawrence: The Prisoners From The Migration Series We have socialised prisoners to believe they’re not worthy of a vote/representation/a job even when they have served their time. We have shamed ex-prisoners into accepting that stigma as the reason why they can’t work, build skills, opportunities that will address the reasons why communities […]

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One Day I’ll Write A Comic Soap: (And We Will Be Royally Entertained): Christine Hassall: Art/Design/Photography With Care…Designed With Love

Featured Image: Major Oak charm necklace: Oak theme intertwined with Tibetan Silver Flower Forest Wooden Handmade Heart:  £13.00 Wow! What an economic regenerator through Small Is Beautiful prinicples. I met Christine Hassall when I temped at Logobrand. They’re a small is human brand agency in the centre of Nottingham. Christine is their marketing executive which […]

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What’s The Leadership Debate About? We Need A Fair Dealing Country Insight And Reciprocity At Every Level…

Featured Image: Rory Stewart: The Man To ReConnect The Country With The Towns And Cities? He’s a damn fine bloke, Rory Stewart, the kind of guy you’d see running hard in West Bridgford, or cycling along Sustrans cycle paths. He’d have an app, maybe, Strava, and he’d be the kind of person you’d look at […]

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How We Begin To Create New Kinds Of Creative Jobs And Skills (Recognising And Developing Energy, Motivation And Capacity)

Featured Image: A Stereotypical Image Of Professional, Skilled and Unskilled Jobs open source image We need better representation of who we are, what we do at work and at leisure. When we wonder about solving social problems, the divided society, we’ve got out of the habit of looking at how we learn, share and distribute […]

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Home Is A Stage And The Stage Is A Home: The Rhythm Of Life Is a Powerful Beat: How We Move Others And Ourselves: Micro Kindness…

Above:  Beautiful Heart Structure and Function (Basics) Tracey Thorne, in her new autobiography: Another Planet: A Teenager In Suburbia, begins a dig into how the things we experience as children edit us as much as when we grow up, we edit life back. Like Zadie Smith’s protagonists, Leah, Keisha, and Natalie in NW, Thorne gently […]

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Under Privileged Eyes: The Future Of Parliament: MUCH, MUCH More Than UK Plc….

Featured Image: Wonderful Floor Plan Of The Houses of Parliament 1843: Image Alamy G38E26 As well as rethinking where parliament could be relocated to, temporarily or permanently while the London buildings are repaired and refurbished, parliament needs to make space for change, debate and discussion about better representation because we need to solve social issues. […]

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Overcoming Hostility: Holocaust, Windrush, Work, Health, Education, Social Media…and Football…

Like you, like all of us now, I feel my eyes are under siege with media, media, social media. We’re required to up our heads NOW and look, look, look. Like dipping hens or nodding dogs or the humiliated going up and down on a ducking stool, there’s always another truth about social media and […]

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Understand The Psyche Of The War Correspondent: Apply Those Tools At Home….?

Above: War Correspondent Claire Hollingworth who died Jan 2017 aged 105 in Hong Kong. Her autobiography was published by her nephew in 2016 To understand and change difficult things we see in the news, the media,  remember the things, people, situations we see are always, really in shock themselves, out on a limb but in a […]

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