September 18th – 7 for 7:30pm FMH – A workshop led by Olivia Hanks:
“Does tax work for the Common Good?” We will be taking a looks at why tax is key to equality and justice, and how we can take action for a just tax system. It includes an opportunity for small group discussions exploring the big questions about tax and its role in our society, and starting to imagine a better tax system. Olivia is Programme Manager of Economics and Sustainability for Quaker Peace and Social Witness.
Tuesday October 22 – One World Week 20‐27 October – location Catholic Church Hall
EVENTS BY OTHER LOCAL GROUPS
Eco-explorers family event: 28, 29, 30 August, Lower Winskill Farm, BD24 9PZ
Leave at 9.30 from St John’s Methodist Church to share transport, finish at 1pm after a picnic lunch. Three half hour workshops in the field, exploring different eco themes, finishing with a gathering session with songs & reflections, and a provided lunch.
Donation is £1 per person each day, and places must be booked, either to email@example.com Tel 01729 822311 or via the website.
If you think you could help, please contact Sally. We are also hoping to hold another 3 days after the August Bank Holiday. Please pray for this new venture for our local families.
Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle & Area
Free launch event on Saturday 14th September 10.30-1.30, Friends Meeting House.
Collective action to deal with the climate emergency is more powerful than acting alone. A new group has started, based in Settle, to help us find out more and to act together.
There is an ACE Facebook group, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SOME THINGS ABOUT THE NEW ECONOMY MOVEMENT
Guardian, The long read June 25th 2019:
The new left economics: how a network of thinkers is transforming capitalism. After decades of rightwing dominance, a transatlantic movement of leftwing economists is building a practical alternative to neoliberalism. By Andy Beckett