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[…]
Posts Tagged ‘GE2015’
Looking at some next steps for the democratic movement. The day starts at noon with David Whyte discussing
ChildrensAssemblyhis recent book How Corrupt is Britain? (12pm), after which there will be a participatory session on reimagining democracy and moving towards a citizens’ assembly on the constitution opened by Open Democracy founder Anthony Barnett[…]
Friday May 8th: There are alternatives!
A day to explore alternative systems happening in the UK including Move Your Money and a workshop on Democracy and Revolution
Urgent call out, shout it loud please
Occupy Democracy General Assembly for the Future
7 pm Parliament Square Friday 8 May
Let us demonstrate what democracy[…]
Thursday May 7th: Election Day!
To mark the election, our theme is the history of democracy. The provisional schedule – subject to change – is Paul Mobbs on “How I attempted a citizen’s arrest of the Cabinet, the state of our democracy through the lens of fracking, and the history of democracy &[…]
A day dedicated to learning about campaigns that have beat the system. The day starts with a skill-share run by UK Uncut who’ll be sharing some effective tools for facilitating participatory meetings to build your movement (1pm), this is followed by a session for students, teachers, academics and education support staff run by[…]
A day focusing on our demands to end corporate lobbying and reform funding of political parties starts with Tom Lines on the corporate lobbyists pushing for the secretive TTIP trade deal and it’s frightening implications for democracy (12pm)
Further reading. The City, the banks and the EU – all in it together
Occupy Democracy 30th April 2015.
Occupy Democracy Mayday started early on the 30th of April by Occupying the statues around Parliament Square Gardens.
“Reform Party Funding so that parliament act for the 99% not the 1%” #occupydemocracy
There are six signs representing six core demands:
1./ Reform of party funding so that members of parliament[…]
Miracle of miracles, the Conservative Candidates of Barnet have finally turned up at the last hustings. From what I gather, they started getting worried that the numbers showing up to the other hustings were getting them worried.
Mike Freer, Conservative candidate of Finchley and Golders Green turned up to the hustings on Tuesday and was[…]
Tatton Hustings: George Osborne and Democracy Tory Style, by Obi
UPDATE: Tina Louise Rothery – Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Tatton. The cause of all the troubles from Gideon Osborne and the reason why filming was not allows in the Hustings. The Bankruptcy of IDEAS got scared that his record would be questioned.
I was[…]Read more →