Do you have spare time on your hands? At Campfire we are seeking volunteers for both written editorial and to start to get our broadcasting up and running to coincide with the re-launch of the site, planned for late spring. If you are good with words, fancy writing or editing, are au fait with DIY broadcast technology or have similar ideas in a parallel direction, please get in touch. Let's light the way forward...
Government publishes coronavirus emergency powers bill
The government has published its coronavirus emergency powers bill. The full text is here (pdf) and it runs to 329 pages.
And here are the explanatory notes (pdf). This is the document that tells you what the bill will do in intelligible English.
Brilliant words from Kristin Flyntz.
Despite what you might think or feel, we are not the enemy.
We are Messenger. We are Ally. We are a balancing force.
We are asking you:
To stop, to be still, to listen...
How do we keep connected and support each other in these times of social distancing? The Campfire community is planning to come together with regular Zoom meetings to look at crucial issues so we can connect and envision this vital phase in world history.
Join us at 8.11pm on Tuesday March 17th on Zoom for an open discussion about how we connect and what we need to prioritise.
"Withdrawal is often not what it looks like - a disappearance - no, to withdraw from entanglement can be to appear again in the world in a very real way and begin the process of renewing the primary, essential invitation again". This is about self-mastery and sovereignty not running away.
On February 11th George Monbiot comes to The Gillian Lynne Theatre in London to discuss The Invisible Ideology Trashing Our Planet. This three hour event will allow George to delve deep into the connections and concerns around climate emergency, consumerism and mental health. He will offer practical solutions and advice in these challenging times and give the audience lots of opportunities to engage in these subjects. This event will consist of a 60 minute uninterrupted talk from George. This will be followed by an 80 minute question and answer session hosted by award winning campaigner and TV presenter Natalie Fee.
Frome is yet again at the forefront of big ideas about future living, with a weekend of inspiration, fun and community. Our unfolding 'Spark The Change - Design The Future' Winter Gathering programme is now available for February 15-16, 2020, led by Brian Eno's '2020 Vision Makers challenge' to Campfire.
Here is a download version 1.0