12 March 2010

The New Politics of Time

new economics foundation = good dot joiners!

Event being held in the UK 23 March 2010, from nef website

'A new report from nef (the new economics foundation), 21 hours, proposes that a ‘normal’ working week of 21 hours could help to address a range of urgent, interlinked problems: overwork, unemployment, over-consumption, high carbon emissions, low well-being, entrenched inequalities, and the lack of time to live sustainably, to care for each other, and simply to enjoy life.

The report will be discussed at this special parliamentary event, organised by the New Political Economy Network, nef (the new economics foundation) and Compass, in association with The Guardian, Renewal and Soundings.

Speakers include:Andrew Simms, Policy Director, nefHeather Wakefield, National Secretary for Local Government, UnisonKatherine Rake, Chief Executive, Family and Parenting Institute

Chaired by David Lammy MP, Minister of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills'

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