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David Jones

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Date Joined: 26th May 2012
Gender: Male
Birthday: 1st November 1985
Chapters: England > Cheshire > Knutsford
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Blogs

America's Poor Kids / Child Poverty In The World's Richest Country

I am just doing a quick "plug" for a TV documentary broadcast last night on BB2 (in the UK). It explores post-recession poverty in the world's richest counrty, from the perspectives of the children living through it, e.g. 11 year-old Sera:…

The Ethics of IOPS

"The most fatal error that ever happened in the world was the separation of political and ethical science" -- Percy Bysshe Shelley I've been meaning to write this piece for some time and was in part spurred into doing it by something IOPS member…

From Participatory Society to One World Consciousness

The participatory society (parsoc) vision is outlined here. For those wondering what I mean by one world consciousness and why we need it, I'll let astronomer Carl Sagan explain: “As the ancient myth makers knew we’re children equally…

Are We "A Revolutionary Organization"?

 I’ve recently been thinking about the language of IOPS and in particular the first line of our mission statement: “The International Organization for a Participatory Society (IOPS) is a revolutionary organization…”…

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Projects

Finding Non-Oppressive Work (IOPS-like workplaces)

Workplaces operating under IOPS-like criteria (see IOPS Mission, Vision, Structure and Program details) are listed.  Are these the only places in our country where at least three people can work…

Translating IOPS

A project to take the ideas of IOPS, chew them over and make them more accessible and pertinent for people that we would like to join or just like :)   So - We like IOPS, we think it is important…

Study Group on the Role of a Revolutionary Organization

All, I think it would be useful for us to begin discussing revolutionary theory, and our stradegy on what role IOPS will play, relative to social movements at large. I think it would be useful for a group…

Ecological Action, Reconstruction & Theory Hub

The interim IOPS Vision seeks the facilitating of the 'ecologically sound reconstruction of society'. E.A.R.T.H. is  an international affinity group, open discussion forum and resource library focussed…

Occupy Vision Explorations

Occupy Vision PDF Ebook and print versions will be available later…   WELCOME!    If you are interested in joining this project, in a day or so your request will be processed and…

The Local & Regional Chapter Forum and Project Project

Project Description Revised August 2014   Members of this project commit to creating chapter-specific content for their local or regional chapter page, and working with their provisional chapter…

North of Watford Development Group

What is the North of Watford Development Group (NWDG)? The NWDG is a group for people in the North of England to get together and share ideas for and experiences of recruiting new members and the formation…