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NHS needs a strong dose of democracy for its 70th birthday

The National Health Service remains the greatest achievement in the ongoing struggle for social justice in Britain and the best way to mark its 70th birthday is to move forward into a new era of democratic control and accountability.

Inspired […]

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Trade unions at the crossroads as TUC marks 150th birthday

In June 1868, trade unions in Britain came together to launch a combined organisation. As the TUC  — Trades Union Congress — celebrates its 150th birthday, the movement faces, arguably, its biggest battle for survival. Peter Arkell reports.

Membership of […]

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Everything you wanted to know about neoliberalism but were afraid to ask

A profound crisis is threatening humanity. Democratic politics is being driven out by authoritarian populism in country after country. The planet’s fragile ecosystem is under unprecedented assault as a result of profit-seeking overproduction. International conflict looms more threateningly than […]

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A one-state policy is route to peaceful solution for Palestinians and Israelis

The RDM and its supporters condemn the criminal actions of the Israeli government with regards to the violent, unprovoked response to peaceful Palestinian protesters taking part in the Great March of Return on the Gaza/Israel border.

We also condemn the […]

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Israel, the Nakba And neoliberalism

May 2nd, 2018|real democracy|0 Comments

‘On May 14, 1948, on the day in which the British Mandate over Palestine expired, the Jewish People’s Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum, and approved the following proclamation, declaring the establishment of the State of […]

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Last Climate Tango In Paris – 2

April 29th, 2018|real democracy|1 Comment

Part 2 of this article continues to explore the neoliberal transition of the Breton Woods institutions and how the Copenhagen Climate Summit was sabotaged by the US to prevent a Global Climate Agreement.

The mechanism that brought the WTO into […]

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Last Climate Tango In Paris – 1

In 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement was agreed. But how effective was it? In a process that has now been running for over 25 years, this 2 part article explores how climate change was kicked into the long […]

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How short-term production and profit is wrecking our food system

March 15th, 2018|real democracy|0 Comments

Billions of people around the world are drinking water contaminated with plastic. According to samples analysed by scientists, the US has the highest rate of contamination – […]

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How to derail neoliberalism – and replace it

Is neoliberalism – whereby the state promotes and facilitates the supremacy of the market in every area of society alongside tariff-free global trade – finally coming off the rails after an almost 40-year run?

Paradoxically, the most serious attack on […]

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Make Brexit about real democracy

February 26th, 2018|real democracy|0 Comments

Whatever the Tory-DUP government manages to deliver as a result of leaving the European Union, it will not give people any control or tackle rising poverty, inequality and homelessness.

And nobody has explained how staying in the EU would achieve […]

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Why We Need a ‘Fair Tax’- Fighting Neoliberalism in City Councils

Critical CitiesOver the last few weeks, momentum has been building to take action on the UK Government’s Private Finance Initiative contracts.

The pillars of an abusive governance regime are crumbling all around […]

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After Carillion, what is the private sector for? Good question!

The collapse of Carillion, which made its money by sucking resources out of the public sector, begs the question: What use to society is the private sector of capitalism, when all is said […]

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