democracy

Beyond “Yes” lies the land of “Aye But…”

April 27th, 2017|real democracy, Scotland|0 Comments

I must say at the outset that I support Scottish independence. I will continue to campaign for it. However, as the indyref2 campaign continues its ‘phoney war’ phase, I would like […]

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A cooperative model, not hedge-funding for the NHS

April 15th, 2017|co-operation, debt, finance|0 Comments

Debt from hedge funds to ease the squeeze in the NHS?

This madly dangerous proposal comes from Jim Mackey, chief executive of NHS Improvement.

His big new idea is […]

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Another Brexit is possible

We should use the Brexit process to talk about what matters to us rather than what’s good for British business in terms of trade, access to markets and regulations.

That’s the corporate agenda, which is the priority for all the […]

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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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Hammond fiddles while the economy burns up

November 23rd, 2016|Economy|0 Comments

We had to wait for elder statesman Ken Clarke in questions from MPs to introduce, ever so gently, a reference to the threat of recession. It was the first and last time even a hint of reality […]

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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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