Crossposted from A World to Win.
The Tory election victory cannot disguise the continuing break-up of the political-state system of rule and will actually hasten it. Over 75% of the UK electorate is unrepresented in any meaningful way while Scotland’s anti-austerity aspirations are blocked.
What appears as a shock result belies a deep-going[…]
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New Putney Debates Planning Meeting:
Wed 9th July 6.45pm
Present: Ellenna, Obi, Julie, Dave, Kris Apologies: Mike, Steve, Carl, Chris
2/ Minutes of 24Jun14 Dave hasn’t talked to Jamie KF re fracking speakers yet. Awaiting feedback from Carl re wilding performance event. Julie to link with Charter of the Forest event on same day. Ellenna[…]
Minutes of ‘Occupy the Putney Debates 2014′ Meeting, held at Friends’ House, Euston, 24th June, 2014
If you feel there are errors in my report, please feel free to suggest necessary amendments.
Attendees : Obi, Elena, Julie T, Carl, Steve B, Dave D.
Carl broached the clarification of the programme of events for ‘Occupy the[…]
Putney Debates 5th Planning Meeting:
at Friends’ Euston.
Plenty to ponder, do, suggest & probably correct. Thanks. Dave
Minutes: Putney Debates 5th Planning Meeting: Tue 17 June 6.45pm
Present: Obi, Carl, Dave, Julie Apologies: Tim
a) Assembly for democracy – Agreement of the People, John MacDonald & the Haldane lawyers – Julie contact[…]
Minutes – Putney Debates Planning Group
3 June 2014, Friends Euston
Present: Steve, Obi, Carl, Julie, Dave, Apologies, Tim, Chris FD, Peter C.
Omar at start & end.
Numbering relates to the erratically numbered Agenda items.
5/ Progress on Action Points – where incomplete AGREED people will report progress to the list by[…]
Occupy Finsbury Square.
Original post in A World to Win
Contributed by the Real Democracy Working Group
31 December 2013
If last year witnessed the sudden and unexpected eruption of mass movements in countries from Brazil to Turkey, then 2014 is certain to see countless millions in many more countries become part of what is[…]
By Corinnes Lotz of the Real Democracy Working Group
Ukrainians up against the oligarchs.
The tremendous popular movement that has taken control of the centre of Kiev to demand the departure of the government represents a wide spectrum of forces. They range from workers tired of falling living standards to rabid nationalists who hate everything[…]
The article below has been contributed by Corinna of the Real Democracy Working Group and she also writes for A World to Win.
A property-owning oligarchy has London in its grip
London is being transformed into a glass skyscraper for the super-rich and global property speculators while many of the things which have made Europe’s[…]
Getting beyond dead end parliamentary politics
We have an obligation to put forward comprehensive alternatives whose content is a transition beyond capitalism. Thinking about and working on what kind of democratic, networked organisations are needed to reflect these aspirations and support their achievement is where we should direct our energy.
Positioning yourself to the left[…]