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Interesting article from a moderate voice ... on the insanity of austerity

By Amartya Sen... we haven't learnt the lessons of history... http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/06/amartya-sen-economic-consequence

Started by Jez Hall

2 Jul 5, 2015
Reply by Jeremy S Mills

Will neo-liberals come round to re-embracing a progressive welfare state?

This article has some interesting ideas in it...but so many big words I'm not sure I understand it all... maybe others have a view about ne…

Started by Jez Hall

0 Jun 4, 2015

We shall overcome weekend

In response to a 'what can a load of pale middle aged guys do', this facebook group has spawned a lot of ideas and activities for a pan-nat…

Started by Jez Hall

1 May 20, 2015
Reply by Jez Hall

What system of voting would you choose to replace first past the post?

After the strange numbers coming out of the election where around 67% didn't vote for the party that 'won' I'm on the search for a realisti…

Started by Bren Cook

1 May 15, 2015
Reply by Rashid Mhar

Collective decision - making and supervision in a communist society

We may well aspire to a better form of 'Democracy For the 21st Century' but just how such a democracy could function in practice needs to…

Started by joe taylor

1 Apr 27, 2015
Reply by Anna Harris

Preface by Bernard Steigler to New Book by Michel Bauwens

TO SAVE THE WORLD… PREFACE BY BERNARD STIEGLER FOR MICHEL BAUWENS’ NEW BOOK 31 MARCH, 2015 Michel Bauwens, peer-to-peer activist and founde…

Started by Anna Harris

0 Apr 27, 2015

what ordinary people can do regarding their work conditions

Hi All The rights of workers have been progressively eroded by a series of politicians complying with the neoliberal free market manta. Wwh…

Started by joe taylor

0 Apr 6, 2015

Will This Government Criminalise Legitimate Dissent?

A recent article, published on the 7th of October, includes these words: The government has unveiled plans to ban anyone who criticises it…

Started by joe taylor

5 Mar 15, 2015
Reply by Tony Ettenfield

Cormac webinar

please can someone post notes/podcast etc for those of us not able to make the webinar...thanks James

Started by James Derounian

1 Mar 11, 2015
Reply by joe taylor

Will more Roma lead to riots as David Blunkett warns? My community responds

Its interesting how modern rhetoric from politicians traditionally of the left now echo the famous Rivers of Blood speech of Enoch Powell.…

Started by Jez Hall

6 Jan 8, 2015
Reply by Adam

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