In search of Utopia

Communities across Europe are already living the alternatives

“Happiness has always been dangerous to capitalism, and perhaps we won’t move on until we realize that Utopia is not something out there. It is not ‘no place’, but ‘this place’. It is about belonging now, here, and here now. It is about being so thoroughly in the present that the future belongs to us. It is what Ernst Bloch called the ‘Utopian Moment’: the split second before anything is done, where everything is possible… Why wait?”

Read the full article published December 1, 2010 in the New Internationalist by Isabelle Fremeaux and John Jordan