National Community Activists Network
Marches about Legal Aid cuts organised for Friday 3rd June.
Listened to a short item on the cuts just now
should be available on iplayer later
In a nutshell, the move is towards more…Continue
Added by Kate Gordon on May 30, 2011 at 12:25 — No Comments
Some of the media reports regarding the Birmingham city council social care case have not been all that clear in identifying the issue, and have even implied that many other councils will have to carry on making payments which they may have been planning to reduce or end.
This was a public law case in which the decision was judicially reviewed. The council needs to cut public spending, and it decided to change the criteria for social care payments. They propose to limit…Continue
A little bit of food for thought in the final paragraph - "But don't leave it all to Health Watch".
The NHS reform programme has been put on hold temporarily - while the Government 'listens' [cart - horse - before - put] If the high level objectives stay in…Continue
"All social justice organisations can trace their origins back some 220 years ago, when three-fourths of the world was enslaved in one form or another. In 1787 and dozen people began meeting in a small print…Continue
Now we've all survived the Rapture last Saturday, we've all been given a second chance to live how we want to (while disregarding any future end-of-the-world nutters) . So, dizzy with hope and lack of sleep here's my hopes for CAN, my ten Uncommandments ;
1. We stand together when communities are facing struggles - through NCAN we share the news about local struggles and whenever it feels right we get behind any local groups to help them
2. We look after each other -…Continue
As someone with a science background, I tend to come at problems in community action in a peculiar way, so please bear with me!
A great deal of human behaviour can be described in terms of Game Theory. For those unfamiliar with the term, Game Theory, simply put states that individuals or groups will, in the first instance, tend to…Continue