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Government Plans For Devolution. Do They Go Far Enough?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by joe taylor Sep 12, 2016.

Do These Statements Make Sense re the Labour Leadership?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Evans Aug 17, 2015.

Collective decision - making and supervision in a communist society
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Will This Government Criminalise Legitimate Dissent?
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joe taylor replied to joe taylor's discussion Rebel: How to Overthrow the Emerging Oligarchy by Douglas Carswell in the group Radical's Digest
"I really do appreciate your comments Peter – please keep them coming. I only finished reading the book this evening and there are at least two more sets of quotes to come. Perhaps we could have a telephone conversation sometime in the near…"
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Peter Goble replied to joe taylor's discussion Rebel: How to Overthrow the Emerging Oligarchy by Douglas Carswell in the group Radical's Digest
"The title of the article is completely misleading, because Douglas Carswell just dissects what he thinks is wrong with politics, but he doesn't advance any ideas on "how to overthrow the emerging oligarchy", although he does invite…"
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Food banks report record demand amid universal credit chaos - the Guardian

Food banks handed out a record number of meals last year after the chaotic introduction of universal credit, the government’s flagship welfare overhaul, left claimants unable to afford meals when their benefits were delayed.The Trussell Trust, the UK’s largest food bank network, announced that it provided 1,182,954 three-day…See More
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'Our health care is at its greatest point of crisis' - Dr David Wrigley

Lancashire GP Dr David Wrigley is a senior member of the British Medical Association. In a personal view, he outlines the crisis health and social care confronting doctors’ surgeries and hospitals.Doctors are desperate. They have never known such times when they are asked to do more and more for their patients and given less and…See More
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Rebel: How to Overthrow the Emerging Oligarchy by Douglas Carswell

Rebel: How to Overthrow the Emerging Oligarchyby Douglas Carswell‘Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy…See More
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Rents are rising so the renters are rising too - Red Pepper.

Not so long ago I knocked on a door in a freezing cold, rain-soaked street in Easton, Bristol. The house had water leaking through an unfinished kitchen ceiling and the floor was rotten.In Easton 70% of homes are sub-standard – and rents rose almost 20% last year. But five months after I knocked on that door in January 2014, 100…See More
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Lionel Shriver: Why the term 'populism' is dishonest

"I think Lionel Shriver makes some good points.  The tone of public discourse on Brexit is often strident, shrill, prone to baseless accusations and name-calling on both sides.  Possible post-Brexit futures are conjured up, yet no-one can…"
Apr 18
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Corbyn and the Peoples’ Bank of England - Jo Mitchell

Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal for ‘Peoples’ Quantitative Easing’ — public investment paid for using money printed by the Bank of England — has provoked criticism, including an intervention by Labour’s shadow Chancellor Chris Leslie. It seems the anti-Corbyn wing of the Labour party has finally decided to engage with Corbyn’s policy…See More
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Thousands of British children exposed to illegal levels of air pollution - the Guardian

Hundreds of thousands of children are being exposed to illegal levels of damaging air pollution from diesel vehicles at schools and nurseries across England and Wales, a joint investigation by the Guardian and Greenpeace’s investigations unit has revealed.The analysis of the most recent government data exposes how dangerous levels of…See More
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George Osborne is a failure laughing in our faces | Owen Jones talks...

George Osborne has shown utter contempt for the voting public
Mar 28
Jez Hall commented on joe taylor's blog post We need popular participation, not populism - Hilary Wainwright
"A good phrase: "when the best leaders’ work is done – the people say we did it ourselves.’ ‘That,’ concludes Benn, ‘is my reading of progress.’". Or as Cormac Russell quoted in one of his…"
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Joan Blackburn commented on joe taylor's blog post More mega-prisons won't fix a broken society - Rebecca Roberts
"Firstly, I want to say that I'm against prisons being run by private companies. They need to be accountable, and private companies refuse to be fully accountable. Having said that, and given that the police have recently said that it's…"
Mar 23

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To support people who want to be involved in the social, economical and environmental decisions that affect their lives

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Food banks report record demand amid universal credit chaos - the Guardian

Food banks handed out a record number of meals last year after the chaotic introduction of universal credit, the government’s flagship welfare overhaul, left claimants unable to afford meals when their benefits were delayed.

The Trussell…

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Posted on April 25, 2017 at 16:12

'Our health care is at its greatest point of crisis' - Dr David Wrigley

Lancashire GP Dr David Wrigley is a senior member of the British Medical Association. In a personal view, he outlines the crisis health and social care confronting doctors’ surgeries and hospitals.

Doctors are desperate. They have never known…

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Posted on April 23, 2017 at 18:30

Rents are rising so the renters are rising too - Red Pepper.

Not so long ago I knocked on a door in a freezing cold, rain-soaked street in Easton, Bristol. The house had water leaking through an unfinished kitchen ceiling and the floor was rotten.

In Easton 70% of homes are sub-standard – and rents rose…

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 8:10

Corbyn and the Peoples’ Bank of England - Jo Mitchell

Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal for ‘Peoples’ Quantitative Easing’ — public investment paid for using money printed by the Bank of England — has provoked criticism, including an intervention by Labour’s shadow Chancellor Chris Leslie. It seems the anti-Corbyn wing of the Labour party has…

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Posted on April 16, 2017 at 14:43

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At 21:30 on February 5, 2014, sharon griffiths said…

That's ok Joe

I am on now

How do I let people know about the Community Ambassador and Community Development Programmes that are being deliverered for people in Essex-?

I can upload course information sheets if you wish or give links for people to find out more-The courses have been planned in response to local demand and are constantly being adapted to meet local needs.  The programme was successfully delivered in South Essex in 2012-13 and feedback from learners confirms that there were a wide range of benefits to support individuals and local communities (geographical and social)

At 10:21 on July 5, 2013, Alistair jewell said…

Hi Joe,

Sorry, team communications. Accessing the site to share information and resources with a group at the University of Central Lancashire involved with the work of Paulo Freire. My area is working with homeless groups to facilitate solidarity through supporting service user groups in challenging stima and inequality and influencing policy.

Alistair

At 22:22 on November 8, 2012, Tony Nickson said…

That's 'reality check', but hey, reality too

 
 
 

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