Today we have started an international mailing list for the debate on the Common Good of Humanity
, the Common Good Newsgroup
, hosted by Birgit Daiber, François Houtart, Francine Mestrum and me.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
Read on for our first release
with this e-mail we invite you to participate in a newsgroup to discuss the subject of Common Good and to inform about the debates and the ongoing struggles on specific topics.
Common Good Newsgroup: International mailing list for the debate on the Common Good.
The diversity is obvious: In Latin America the Common Good is
discussed within the context of the concept of Buen Vivir, in Europe the
actual struggles against austerity-led politics of privatization and
the dismantling of social standards are in the focus as well as positive
actions for water as common good – while in South-East Asia the Subject
is the right to life and a life of dignity.
The concept of the Common Good of Humanity respects the diversity of
struggles and debates and intends to develop a new post-capitalist