Monthly Archives: February 2022

The Republic of Newtonia Day #14 – Eviction…

also known as “The last post.” (Almost) every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #13 – the day before the revolu… eviction

(Almost) every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #12 – A postcard from Madrid

(Almost) every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #11 – “linking that hypocrisy, you know, the rhetoric and the reality.”

(Almost) every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #09- what is to be learnt?

Every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old Abbey … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #08 – A day in court

Every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old Abbey … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia – on the nature of memory

Here’s an astonishing quote from Crista Wolf, who grew up under the Nazis and spent most of her life under the East German regime. She got to know a thing or two about how power works… Apparently the approval and … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #07 – the day before the Day in Court

Every day from Friday 11th to Thursday 24th February, a post (sometimes two) will appear on this site, to celebrate the Republic of Newtonia – a brief occupation of a site in Hulme in defence of Abbey Pond (near the Old Abbey … Continue reading

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The Republic of Newtonia Day #06 – Carrington Moss @friendsmoss

1994 was a long time ago. If everything was better now, if those making the decisions now gave a damn about “sustainability,” this would all be of minor historical interest. News flash – we are hurtling towards oblivion and our … Continue reading

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Isaac Newt versus the Global Forum – (The Republic of Newtonia Day #05) #Manchester

Picture the scene. In a few months Manchester was supposed to host a major international environmental event. But amidst budget cuts and cost blowouts the organisation in charge had just lost its second head honcho in six months. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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