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Interesting article from a moderate voice ... on the insanity of austerity
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By Amartya Sen... we haven't learnt the lessons of history...…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy S Mills Jul 5, 2015.

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 neo-liberals realising its a safer allience to reject…Continue

Started Jun 4, 2015

We shall overcome weekend
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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-national festival of resistance during the tory party…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jez Hall May 20, 2015.

Grassroots democracy in Africa

Upcoming event in London that may be of interest to Participatory Budgeting people and others... based on a recent review of PB in the Cameroons. Its on the 10th July...…Continue

Started Jun 30, 2014


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Interface: Journal of social movements

Always some stimulating reading, and very applicable to this group.

as they say about themselves:

The development and increased visibility of social movements in the last few years, has made it clear just how much knowledge movements generate. This knowledge is generated across the globe, and in many contexts and a variety of ways.

We are activists from different movements…


Posted on July 8, 2017 at 16:10

Sharing 'the next recession' blog

I had a read of this and thought NATCAN members would be interested in a Marxists economist's views of the prospects from free trade agreements and the UK economy if outside Europe...

Highlights from comments on this blog were:

In short: this [TTIP] is not about trade but acquiring international property rights, protecting them and dominating others – plus ensuring that the lowest denominator in social and environmental protection that the dominating power holds will…


Posted on July 14, 2016 at 12:12

People led democracy in Denmark: What can we learn from grown up politics?

I wrote a blog that might appeal to NatCAN members. Here is an excerpt or two:

"Folkemoedet is like all the UK party conferences, the green field at Glastonbury and the AGM of the Danish Women’s Institute happening at the same time.  Along with quite a bit of artisan beer and smoked mackerel.  Inspired by similar open politics conferences in Sweden, Folkemoedet could never happen here, today, in the fevered and…


Posted on July 11, 2016 at 10:30 — 3 Comments

Divided World, Divided Class:

Picked this up from an email list. Not read it but thought NatCAN types may have/be interested. The original poster was interested in comments on it... could feed them back maybe...

new book by 'Zak Cope' -

“Divided World, Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour Under Capitalism”

pro review …


Posted on February 24, 2013 at 0:00

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At 18:29 on July 15, 2011, Nick Beddow said…
thanks Jez - I think you'll find there's quite a few people still breathing on this site :) We will get through this mess together (Noggin's gone walkabouts but should be back in time for the fall of Murdoch)
At 12:04 on July 15, 2011, Nick Beddow said…

Me too - saw your picture. Thought "I know him" and now I'm buggered if I can name the times and places. Were you in Cuba in March 2007? :) Anyway, happy to build a friendship from such vague beginnings!


Cheers! Nick

At 11:18 on July 15, 2011, Nick Beddow said…
welcome Jez! Glad to see you here

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