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September 2015 Blog Posts (6)

The Real Reason The Permanent Political Class Is Freaking Out Over Jeremy Corbyn - Scriptonite Daily

A quick scan of social media and mainstream news sources today should alert you to the fact that the war against Jeremy Corbyn and his new front bench has already begun. This is because the permanent political class are freaking out over Corbyn’s win and how it imperils their grip on power. Here is how.

It is becoming ever more clear that the Labour Party in Westminster has become a part of a permanent political class alongside their Tory and Liberal Democrat counterparts.…

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Added by joe taylor on September 15, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

How a united front can remove the Tories - open letter to Jeremy Corbyn

Dear Jeremy

Your stunning landslide victory in the election for leader of the Labour Party reflects the power of a seismic social movement for democratic change which already reverberates far beyond Westminster.

Congratulations to all those who made it possible. An astonishing 16,000 helpers organised your leadership campaign. Tens of thousands of people came out of nowhere to produce a veritable political earthquake. You inspired young people like no other recent movement has…

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Added by Paul Feldman on September 14, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments

About Trade Unions - New Economics Foundation

Kirsty chats to special guest Alice Martin, researcher at the New Economics Foundation, about trade unions.

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Added by joe taylor on September 14, 2015 at 13:48 — No Comments

Connecting to Make a Difference - Ruth Stokes

To see the recording of the webinar Ruth Stokes presented about activism and making connections:…

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Added by joe taylor on September 4, 2015 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Someone Who Worked for the World Bank.

Believing that money creation and allocation is the root cause of environmental desecration, social injustice and inequality, I was delighted when introduced recently to someone who had previously worked for the World Bank.

On raising the topic, it soon became obvious that either I understood money better that he did or I was so far off-track that there was no point him trying to explain to an idiot. That made me think. Next time around I took steps to resolve the matter.

It…

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Added by joe taylor on September 2, 2015 at 7:00 — No Comments

Shorter Working Week - New Economics Foundation

Guest host Polly Trenow is joined by Sarah Lyall, NEF social policy researcher, to talk about how shorter, more flexible hours of work could be transformative for our economy and society.

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Added by joe taylor on September 1, 2015 at 19:58 — No Comments

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