Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar has been the editor of Resurgence (now with Ecologist) magazine since 1973.  Under his editorship Resurgence has become, according to the Guardian newspaper, “The spiritual and artistic flagship of the green movement”.

When he was only nine years old, Satish Kumar renounced the world and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain monks. At the age of eighteen, he left the monastic order and became a campaigner for land reform, working to turn Gandhi’s vision of a peaceful world into reality.

Fired by the example of Bertrand Russell, he undertook an 8,000 mile peace pilgrimage, walking without any money, through deserts, mountains, storms and snow to deliver packets of ‘peace tea’ to the leaders of the four nuclear powers.

Satish is the author of five books.  His autobiography, No Destination, first published by Green Books in 1978, has sold over 50,000 copies.

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Liliana Lammers

Liliana_Lammers-smallBorn in Buenos Aires in 1953, Liliana studied to be a teacher at Instituto Lenguas Vivas and then worked for 2 years in the Franco-Argentinien Lycee. A fluent speaker of Castellano, French and English,  she has travelled extensively throughout Europe. Liliana is a mother of 4 children and grandmother of 4. She has been working as a doula in London since 2000, and has been at 400 births. Her current work also includes imparting doula sessions in London, Europe and South America with Dr Michel Odent.

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Mac Macartney

macMac Macartney is the founder of Embercombe, whose mission is ‘to inspire courageous action for a just, peaceful, and sustainable world’. Mac is an international speaker, writer, and coach, working with business, local community groups, activists, and people from all sections of society. For twenty years Mac was mentored by a group of Native Americans. This prolonged and challenging training has profoundly influenced his worldview and continues to inform all aspects of his work with organisations, children, families, and youth. For some years Mac has been researching the indigenous tribal history of Britain. Later this year he hopes to publish a book that will knit together some of the broken threads of our own story. The story of a people who were free before they ever became ‘civilised’.

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Alastair McIntosh

Alastair McIntoshI live within the old parish boundary of Govan in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, am an independent scholar, activist, writer, speaker and broadcaster from the Isle of Lewis and work freelance but with academic links that include being an Honorary Senior Research Fellow (visiting professor) in the College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow and a Research Fellow at the School of Divinity (New College) in the University of Edinburgh. Locally in Govan I am a founding director of the GalGael Trust; also a Fellow and special advisor to the Centre for Human Ecology (CHE) of which I was previously director.

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Mark Boyle

boyle2_2558673kMark Boyle lived completely without money for three years, an experience which formed the basis for his first two books, The Moneyless Manand The Moneyless Manifesto. His third book, Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, explores the rewilding of activism and the political landscape. He lives on a gift-based smallholding in Ireland.

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