We can and must fight to place social justice and democracy at the heart of the Brexit negotiations. I call this ProgrExit – progressive exit. It can be done, but only if all the progressive parties of Britain set aside some of what divides them and unite around a common objective.
Inspired by the notion of ‘ProgrExit’, Rob Hopkins, Findhorn Fellow and co-founder of Transition Town Totnes and the Transition Network, presents his vision of a progressive exit: “…it opens up the space for an inclusive, bottom-up decentralised response, one built on foundations of compassion, a global empathy, an intentional localisation built on equity and kindness. If we can participate, and inspire, there’s a huge opportunity here…a useful place to start is to ask what is it that the people we share this island with, live with, work with, and are related to, actually long for? It’s a big word, longing.”
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