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John Farrar commented on joe taylor's page Assembly for Democracy
"Seems constructive and much needed , thanks for posting , please keep updating"
Aug 1, 2014
John Farrar commented on joe taylor's blog post If we can't change our economic system, our number's up - George Monbiot
"It seems that the world is obsessed with economic growth at the expense of everything else and people who challenge this view are categorised as unrealistic , most people in advanced western type economies by into this to a great extent and those in…"
May 29, 2014
John Farrar commented on joe taylor's event '"British Social Values –The Big Picture."'
"I found it a thought provoking session , thanks for posting it "
Jun 19, 2013
John Farrar commented on Bren Cook's video
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the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra

"Incredible and says so much about the direction that humanity could travel in "
Jun 16, 2013
John Farrar replied to penny waterhouse's discussion Why aren't CVSs a local home for activism and dissent? in the group NCIA
"I don't work for  CVS but our local one does a lot of good work . I recognise so much change since my arrival in the Voluntary Sector in 1998, many of us have evolved into sub-contractors of the state and are now becoming…"
Apr 22, 2013
John Farrar replied to joe taylor's discussion Not In Our Name
"The Challenge is how to resist  , our staff have had no salary increase for over three years and are not well paid in any case , "the reforms" are expecting them to do more for less to the point where a number of them may well be…"
Nov 21, 2012
John Farrar replied to joe taylor's discussion Not In Our Name
"The two letters are an illustration of  where the VCS seems to be right now , As a member of CFG I will ask Caron Bradshaw  why she signed up to it , I may or may not get a reply . We do need to plot a way forward though. We need to serve…"
Nov 21, 2012
John Farrar commented on joe taylor's page COMMUNITY ORGANISING OR MOBILISING OPPOSITION TO THE CUTS? Update 28 September 2012
"Just have to keep moving forward, currently all energy is going to trying to maintain services that we have , need to think how to energise people for organising"
Sep 28, 2012
John Farrar commented on joe taylor's page COMMUNITY ORGANISING OR MOBILISING OPPOSITION TO THE CUTS? Update 28 September 2012
"Many Thanks for the post and links to the articles, I am interested in the whole idea of Community Organising and how it can be developed in the UK . In America people seem to have come together out of necessity becuase they are excluded and as the…"
Sep 28, 2012
John Farrar joined Susan Hayward's group
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Good Services Bureau

The purpose of this group is to define what we can all agree are "good services" and encourage businesses and voluntary groups to adhere to them or better.See More
Jun 27, 2012
John Farrar joined joe taylor's group
Jun 27, 2012
John Farrar joined Amanda Bickerton's group
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Church Action on Poverty

Church Action on Poverty is a national ecumenical Christian social justice charity, committed to tackling poverty in the UK. We work in partnership with churches and with people in poverty themselves to find solutions to poverty, locally, nationally and globally.See More
Jun 27, 2012
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Equality North West

£quality NW is an autonomous group linked to The Equality Trust- increasing understanding of the extent and harm caused by income inequality- demanding a fairness test- campaigning on wage ratio issuesSee More
Jun 27, 2012
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NCIA

A space for people concerned with defending the rights of civil society to act independently, and hold to account, the state and other powerful political, business and financial interests.NCIA is closing as an organisation in Autumn 2015, but this group will continue as a place for discourse about these issues.NCIA campaigns to defend and promote the rights of civil society to act independently, and hold to account, the State and other powerful political, business and financial interests.NCIA…See More
Jun 27, 2012
John Farrar joined joe taylor's group
Jun 27, 2012
John Farrar is now a member of NatCAN
Feb 16, 2012

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