Remembering Dale Farm

The following gives an overview of the latter stages of the 10 year long struggle to halt the eviction of eighty families resident at Dale Farm, Essex.  The eviction went ahead on 19th October 2011.  The article itself has no conclusion – I would have liked to write that the eviction caused such outrage that…

Is our community development effective?

  I watched a programme about effective altruism last night.  The main points discussed were what approaches, and by whom, were most effective.  It got me thinking about the what and who by and for of community development approaches – empowerment, participation and so on. At the core of the altruism debate was funders, who…