If you thought global corporations just sold stuff like trainers or phones, think again. China-based Tencent is the world’s biggest Internet-related products company with a market value of US$850 billion, making it the largest enterprise in Asia. The phenomenon […]
1 The present political and economic system prioritises and serves powerful corporate and financial interests and not those of the majority.
2 Therefore the system cannot be regarded as democratic in a meaningful way, as is claimed by the ruling […]
- For the first time in history there is a real potential to create a society where everyone’s contribution is valued equally. Advances in digital and communication technology have created conditions for this.
- Staying where we are is not […]
The aftermath of the fire at Grenfell Tower has shown that the state is no longer fit for purpose. It cannot help its citizens. It can only help the elite – and itself.
Where is Kensington & Chelsea council? Where […]
If Labour wins next week’s general election, a Jeremy Corbyn government would come under immediate assault from the political establishment, the secret state and the financial markets to name just a few enemies of the people. We need to […]
The reason we obsess about where to place our vote is a symbol of our disempowerment not our power. I’ve been following/commenting in a LONG thread with Facebook friends and contacts about how to vote in Scotland – SNP, […]
Grassroots organisations came together in Southend to celebrate diversity and exercise practical democracy last weekend.
The town’s magnificently ramshackle pub, the Railway Hotel, is perhaps best known as an occasional watering hole for punk singer-actor Wilko Johnson, whose face graces the […]
The June 8 General Election is aimed at giving the Tories an absolute grip on power as they struggle with the dramatic economic, political and […]
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 […]