Poverty Safari

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Kewakawa, New Zealand       I’d seen a positive review of Poverty Safari:  Understanding the Anger of Britain’s Underclass by Darren McGarvey, so I put it on my list for vacation reading.  My interest was particularly piqued because he was focusing on Glasgow, Scotland, where our organizing is making strong progress, and I had recently spent time …

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The Missing Link in UK Community Work: Leadership Development and Doorknocking

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New Orleans     Colleagues from the University of Glasgow were visiting New Orleans from Scotland, so we couldn’t miss the opportunity to have them over for a Fair Grinds Dialogue on community development, community organizing, and, what the heck, the coming vote on independence in Scotland.  Dave Beck, is a lecturer in community development at the …

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