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Statement on the Russian-Ukraine Conflict

Civilians in Ukrainian cities are being harmed by indiscriminate weapons under the control of the Russian leadership. These actions needs to be stopped immediately.

Prout UK stands in solidarity with threatened Ukrainian citizens and is compelled to contribute to their safety and a peaceful de-escalation to this situation. Prout UK calls on all parties to adhere strictly to international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Can Crypto Save Us?

In this ProutSpace episode, long-term Prout activist, Govinda, clearly lays out what Crypto actually is and what it is capable of. Sadly, it doesn't look like its capable of solving the big issues of:-

The Three Types of Economic Exploitation

"According to Karl Marx, the creation of surplus value is the source of economic exploitation. Capitalists convert the surplus value into money value and that is how they accumulate profit. After analysing the capitalist economy, Marx reasoned that all profit is exploitation because profit means the denial of the legitimate right of the working class to the wealth they produce. Consequently, profit is nothing but the exploitation of labour. Marx concluded that the creation of surplus value will stop only when economic exploitation ends.

The Catch-22 of Vaccine Thinking

Back in the late 1800's, there was an ideological tussle in the field of medical science. Two heavyweights, Louis Pasteur and Antoine Bechamp were weighing in with two contrasting theories of disease model. Pasteur's "Germ Theory" model - the idea that all disease is caused by external pathogens won the popularity bout and this thinking has dominated modern allopathic (western) medical thinking up until this day. However, it is the underdog, Bechamp's, ideas that could really provide a lot more insight into our Covid predicament than can germ theory.

Hate is the Easiest Emotion to Inflame.

My wife was born in Croatia and lived through the shelling of Zagreb by Serb forces. Over the last years with the polarisation of UK society over Brexit, Covid etc, we have repeatedly had conversations about how the climate in the UK was becoming increasingly like that of pre-war Yugoslavia. At first my reaction was, "Of course this cannot happen here, we are a progressive democracy". But as things began to play out and politicians were killed, my views began to change.

Today I read this excellent article by Bosnian born writer, Elizabeth Rubin of the Intercept.


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