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Responding to acts of terror

March 24th, 2017|real democracy, terror|0 Comments

As a Londoner, this week’s attack at Westminster came close to home. Like countless others, I have walked over Westminster Bridge and around the Houses of Parliament more times than I can remember. Westminster is more than just Big Ben and […]

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Budget squeezes the middle leaving the corporations untouched

March 9th, 2017|Economy, nhs, real democracy|0 Comments

Unable to find ways of getting the global corporations like Google, Apple and Facebook to pay taxes in the UK, chancellor Philip Hammond’s stop-gap budget instead turns the screw […]

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Trumplandia and the world of the surreal

The destabilisation of the American political system under the Donald Trump presidency reveals the fragility of the entire edifice of the country’s government and state system.

Built around its famous checks-and-balances constitution – the first legal document in history to […]

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Make 2017 the year of real democracy

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By the RDM editorial collective

This will undoubtedly be a decisive year in the struggle for real democracy. The crisis of the system – political and economical – leaves us no choice […]

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Croydon community building a People’s Plan

November 29th, 2016|Corbyn, real democracy|2 Comments

Finding ways to create real democracy in place of cuts and corporate agendas was at the heart of discussions at Croydon’s Ruskin House on Saturday 26 November.

The fifth Croydon Assembly since 2014  brought together community and political activists, anti-cuts […]

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Brexit constitutional crisis reflects deeper disquiet

October 13th, 2016|constitution, real democracy|0 Comments

People rarely get the chance to have a direct say in political affairs but when they do, the consequences can be dramatic as the constitutional crisis that has erupted over Brexit testifies.

Parliament and the government are at bitter odds […]

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