Monthly Archives: April 2013

A People’s Assembly

As an organising principle a people’s assembly should maximise the democracy and involvement of all of us,engage us each in creative,constructive activity that enables us to be creative and enables activity which benefits ourselves and others,so that it grows endlessly … Continue reading

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Infrastructure and subculture on The Left-Thinking it out from here(1)

I’ve been thinking about these issues for a long time.Several things have struck me over recent times.I read an article recently that commented on how the infrastructure of the left of had gone in to decline and how so much … Continue reading

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The Warsaw Ghetto

The 19th April 2013 was the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto,when the Jews of ZOB in the Warsaw Ghetto put up armed resistance to Fascist domination,racism and murder. I have written elsewhere about how i have wanted to a … Continue reading

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MMR-A thought about the Public Understanding of Science

With a major outbreak of measles in Wales,which is having serious public health implications,it has brought into renewed media and public focus the faded controversy about MMR/measles mumps rubella combined inoculation from about a decade ago.My own daughters would have … Continue reading

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Connecting and not connecting

I do think so-called liberal parliamentary democracy in this country(Britain)is old and tired.That does not mean i want to see it ended but i do want to see it transformed,not just adapted and reformed.I don’t think i personally have any … Continue reading

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Some initial thoughts on the People’s Assembly

I think we all need to support the forthcoming People’s Assembly on some date in June 2013. However,i have some concerns about its style and purpose.I think it is one day in duration,and with work it should,ought to be full … Continue reading

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SWAN Conference-Big Numbers and Big Hearts

Although i much prefer to begin at the beginning,when i can find it,this does not.It starts at the opening of the second day of a 2 day conference,the 8th national and annual conference of SWAN,the social work action network held … Continue reading

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