Since attending the Post-Brexit Alliance Building meeting on 5 July I’ve been thinking about what I could do to get such an alliance off the ground. I realised that I could help to set up a platform where those of us on the left-of-centre can share ideas about how we can make this actually come… Read More »
UK voters: please sign this petition for an early general election following the vote to leave the EU: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/133548 Thank you!
Let’s not let him get away with bowing to pressure from George W. Bush and launching an unnecessary war against Iraq. Take action via rootsaction.org
I went to a meeting of Global Justice Now last night and came away with some urgent actions: 1) Stop CETA. This is the Canadian version of TPP/TTIP and it looks like it might go through BEFORE Brexit, assuming that happens. Even if we do leave the EU, the UK could potentially be sued for… Read More »
1. The Queen calls for implementation of Article 50, as a majority of her subjects have voted for it 2. Parliament calls a general election in the Autumn 3. An alliance of progressive parties emerges, with a platform that includes electoral reform 4. The progressive left wins, soundly beating the Tory/UKIP/DUP alliance in all regions… Read More »
Dear Jeremy, I strongly believe that the Labour Party — and the movement that is coalescing around you — best represents the people of the United Kingdom’s interests going forward into the post-Brexit era. I also believe that, given the current divisions within the party and the situation in Scotland, it is now impossible for… Read More »
In the wake of last week’s referendum decision, MPs from the Green and Labour parties are initiating exploratory talks about how an alliance of progressive parties might be formed. Caroline Lucas (Green Party) and Clive Lewis (Labour) with additional speakers Amina Gichinga (Take Back the City) and John Harris (Journalist) will meet in London on… Read More »
This just in from AVAAZ: Christiana Figueres is f***ing awesome — she’s the one who led the world to the incredible Paris climate deal, against all odds. And now there’s a rumour that she’s thinking of running for the head of the United Nations. This would be so, so good for the world: Christiana literally… Read More »
Here’s the text of a letter I sent to my MP: Dear Mr Dowd, I am writing to urge you to advocate for a General Election to be called before triggering Article 50, i.e. before formal negotiations with the EU begin.
Today, an article entitled “The World Will Run out of Breathable Air Unless Carbon Is Cut” came up on my feed. We live in worrying times: how are we going to avoid going down a path of even deeper gloom?