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It's a Cogworld

Inspired by conversations with John O'Brien and members of Wisconsin's Developmental Disabilities network about the dangers of bureaucracy in people's lives, Peter Leidy put the following words to music.


The publisher is DNA Music Labs.

It's a Cogworld © Peter Leidy 2015.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

Library

Surviving Cogworld

Surviving Cogworld

John O'Brien describes cogworld - the strange assumptions of systems to commodify, regulate and manage care.

Open Letter on Regulation

Open Letter on Regulation

An Open Letter to David Behan (Head of Regulation) and Norman Lamb (lead politician) on the danger of relying on regulation to keep people safe.

Regulation

Regulation

Bob Rhodes and Richard Davis explore the damaging impact that regulatory systems can have on intentional communities.

Regulation without State Dominance

Regulation without State Dominance

Bob Rhodes outlines a different approach to regulation than the on-going expansion of incompetent state-run bureaucracy.

Who Cares?

Who Cares?

Author Robin Jackson offers a critique of the UK's social care system and the negative impact of ideology, marketisation and bureaucracy on people's lives.

Our New Family

Our New Family

Peter Leidy shares his family's experience of partnering with another family to support an elderly relative.