Link Loving 28.02.11

February 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

  • A wonderful edition of Desert Island Discs with one of my favourite people Celia Imrie.
  • Law schools are beginning to recognise the role of legal structures in achieving sustainability – John Dernbach looks at how.
  • Trewin Restorick talks young people, sustainability, and business.
  • Nice new report by anti-fascist heroes Searchlight and Nick Lowles, looking at English national identity. Key points;

“It concludes that there is not a progressive majority in society and it reveals that there is a deep resentment to immigration, as well as scepticism towards multiculturalism. There is a widespread fear of the ‘Other’, particularly Muslims, and there is an appetite for a new right-wing political party that has none of the fascist trappings of the British National Party or the violence of the English Defence League. With a clear correlation between economic pessimism and negative views to immigration, the situation is likely to get worse over the next few years.”

  • Liam Barrington-Bush with a fantastic piece reflecting on the Black Panther movement and what their story means for David Cameron’s Big Society, and for the left’s response to the cuts.
  • 350.org starts to take on the US Chamber of Commerce. This might get messy.
  • Great workshop being run by good people at FairPensions, UK Tar Sands Network, Amnesty, PCS, Unison, Citizens UK etc on How To Become A Shareholder Activist.
  • Organizing For America is looking for young people to lead a summer of organizing. Applications here.

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