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Progress – slow and steady.

It is all too easy to get ahead of what is actually happening “on the ground.” Since January 2018 I have run 21 monthly classes, combined with a meal and social catch-up. The identity work has been growing gently, and … Continue reading

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Planning for 2019.

2018 was the Foundation Year for the Gibran Place Project. The year’s activities were shaped by the 12 monthly meetings, using a style that I call “holding the common wealth in dispersed aggregate…” The friends who attend are skilled and … Continue reading

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MUTUALISM QUEENSLAND – Progress to date.

In January 2018 I started regular monthly meetings to promote Mutualism Queensland and started “sign-on” relationships with close friends who wanted some training in my approach to community development (aka “School”) 10 meetings so far. Attendance numbers have been from … Continue reading

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MUTUALISM QUEENSLAND – What has been the holdup?

A quote from the writer Kate Morton “Purpose has been his life raft.” In my case, the purpose for Mutualism Queensland has been to position my organised radical work onto the political spectrum so as to make the distinctions – … Continue reading

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The Tolpuddle Martyrs were Mutualists.

In 1834 Agricultural Labourers in Tolpuddle England formed a union for the betterment of themselves and others. For this, they were transported to New South Wales. These men were feeling entrapped in poverty and subservience, and they recognised that they … Continue reading

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Mutualism Queensland – The Project starts

GETTING STARTED: The Gibran Place Project is officially up and running. Mutualism is something we do, not something to dream about or work towards. This is a “Here I Stand” statement. It is better to work thoughtfully with a few … Continue reading

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A School Is Born.

On Saturday 30th January 2015 a small group gathered in Beryl Roberts Park, Coopers Plains, Brisbane Australia to start a programme of discussions and workshops. The themes: small group organisation theory, self-management, and Plans For Land and Freedom. The focus … Continue reading

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