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What would Emma Do?
Timeless Insights from a Fearless Visionary Anarchist
The Politics of Waking Up 15: The Future Arising
Only 9% of people want life to ‘return to normal’ after coronavirus. This moment could bring about the convergence of a number of conditions that seemed impossible to orchestrate before.
The Politics of Waking Up 14: Freedom and Independents
As Brexit proved, ‘taking back control’ can always be played upon in the collective psyche, but a broader social independence cannot be achieved without collective organisation.
The Politics Of Waking Up 13: Real Time, Real Life, Next Politics?
In order to invent a new politics we need to bypass the existing system. Denmark's Alternative Party offers an example of new politics in-action.
The Politics Of Waking Up 11: Scaffolding, Skeletons and Fractals
Our political systems are slowly self-destructing in the face of huge global problems. Quality of relationships between communities is the key to creating new and better systems.
The Politics Of Waking Up 10: What Is World?
The internet has dramatically shifted the relationship between people and the world they inhabit. We need a better understanding of the psychological impacts of this shift.
The Politics of Waking Up 9: Feminising the Future
The F word is becoming much more difficult to define. Is the suppression of the feminine why we have the multiple crises of depression, addiction and suicide in our society?
The Politics of Waking Up 8: Relationship As The Rebel Act
Personal and social disconnection is at the heart of the system destroying our planet.
The Politics of Waking Up 7: Everyone Has a Story
We need a new story. How many times have you heard that recently? Too often this call to action ignores what people's hearts are really yearning for.
The Politics of Waking Up 6: Where Is We?
Our current political system means that we give away our power to tiny numbers of people who decide how to run our world. Are we now seeing the conditions for more collective action?
The Politics of Waking Up 5: What Counts as Spiritual?
From Extinction Rebellion to the Headspace app, a yearning for spiritual growth seems to be reentering our public discourse. How can we feed this awareness into a new politics?
The Politics of Waking Up 4: The Russian Doll Effect
Part four of the Politics of Waking Up Series explores several theories of human development - what significance does Wilber or Maslow's model have for contemporary politics today?
What Our Politics Needs Now: Anti-Debates
Peter Limberg & Conor Barnes
In the US and elsewhere, political debate has become a spectacle. We need a debate model based on the ability to respond to evidence. But what would this look like?
The Politics of Waking Up 3: Why We're Hooked on Our Own Self Destruction
We like to believe that we are autonomous, but advertising has hijacked our human needs so totally that we are destroying our planet.
The Politics of Waking Up 2: What is ‘I’? Power and Agency in Politics
As the failures in our political systems become more and more obvious, we need to focus on creating a new internal ‘operating system’ for how we perceive ourselves and our role in the world.
The Politics of Waking Up 1: Power and Possibility in the Fractal Age
In this series for Emerge Indra Adnan, founder of the Alternative UK, will be exploring what is emerging in politics at this crucial moment in human history.
Why It’s Time For Psychology To Go Collective.
Why it’s time to start thinking about political polarisation as a collective psychology and public health issue.
The Politics of Waking Up 12: From Map to Territory in Systems Shift
If the ‘politics of waking up' are underway, what do we do with all this new awareness – this wokeness?
Grassroots Democracy Is The Answer To The Ecological Crisis
We need to accept that the agenda of central government does not reflect the interests of a majority of people.
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