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Democracy Unchained – some thoughts

February 22nd, 2017|Support|0 Comments

I was glad to have the opportunity to read this book.  The historical perspective provided a useful back-drop from which to view the current dire state of affairs, which was summed up very well in the bullet point […]

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Democracy takes on neoliberalism at Glasgow conference

February 14th, 2017|Support|0 Comments

“Your profit – Our trauma” – a slogan that sums up the violent effects of gentrification through “Creative City” strategies – featured right at the start of a great conference in Glasgow on February 10-11.

Glasgow University professor Heather MacLean […]

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London women’s march against Trump

January 22nd, 2017|Support|0 Comments

Day 1 after the inauguration and already massive demonstrations across the globe.

Here are some photos by Peter Arkell of the demonstration in London, where up to 100,000 people took part:

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In search of democracy

January 19th, 2017|Support|0 Comments

By Tim Hart

The Oxfam report, published on Monday and which was presented to the World Economic Forum at Davos this week, claims that eight individuals own as much wealth as half of the world’s population.  It is untenable to […]

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The Screwtape Letters – at the Park Theatre Ends 7 Jan 2017

December 24th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

There are real moments of subtle terror in this piece. Which will have you reconsidering your part in any Christmas blow-up argument. Offering a reflective opportunity to see how our own […]

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United Against Fracking

November 14th, 2016|Support|1 Comment

15037204_10154728001199993_177587193187308821_n-1Forcing fracking on communities, the government shows it functions as the strong arm of the fossil fuel industry.

Thousands gathered in Manchester to protest against the government’s plans to impose the fracking industry […]

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State of emergency + Big Brother = What?

November 14th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

stateofemergencyfranceMost eyes have been on the Trump victory – but while we speculate about what it means, authoritarian rule is quietly being established just across the channel.
A day before the Halloween […]

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Only a struggle for democratic power can defeat Trump and the system

November 10th, 2016|Support|2 Comments

In 1989 US philosopher Francis Fukuyama announced that  political history would end by showing, as the Cold War finished, that constitutional, representative democracy and capitalism like America’s would prove the only viable system for the modern age.

This week […]

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Tackling climate change demands democratic revolution

October 28th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

14202747_10154504451539993_2947442714912415476_nThe Tory government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport underlines how the political and corporate worlds have become entirely estranged from the real world. This is an outcome of the fundamental alienation […]

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Orwell’s 1984 for Today. At the Playhouse. Until 29 October.

October 14th, 2016|Reviews, Support|0 Comments



Review by Giuseppe Marasco

Parallels to present-day Britain must echo in the heart like the hammer hitting the anvil in this production of George Orwell`s 1984. There are, along the […]

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‘Global disintegration’ threatens world economy – and that’s the architect of deregulation speaking!

October 11th, 2016|Corbyn, Economy, Support|0 Comments

The vertiginous, downward spiral of the global capitalist economy is at last forcing itself into the consciousness of even its most loyal supporters and advocates.

Not the least affected among them is Professor Lawrence Summers.

You won’t find […]

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Friends re-united in a Roman cemetery

October 10th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

From being declared one of the 100 most endangered sites in the world in 2005, the historic non-Catholic cemetery in Rome has been restored thanks to a tiny but dedicated group of specialists supported by a network of friends.

It’s […]

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