A recording of a Labour Party Conference panel discussion with Deeper Democracy member Colin Miller, with Steve Reed MP (Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government), Anna Randle (Chief Executive of Collaborate, Darren Rodwell (Leader of Barking and Dagenham council) and Hannah O’Rourke (Labour Together),
‘Tomorrows Communities: Lessons for Community Based Transformation in the Age of Global Crises’.
Deeper Democracy members Henry Tam, Gabriel Chanan, Diane Warburton and Colin Miller, are delighted to be involved in contributing to this important and wide ranging new book.
Many argue that the only chance of there being a Labour led government after the next elections is via a ‘progressive alliance’. An agreement between Labour, Liberal democrats and the ‘progressive nationalist’ SNP and Plaid Cymru. Is this democratically desirable? If it is would be be possible to create one and what form would it take?
Brighton and Hove Compass have launched a campaign to Build Back Better in the City and we are seeking signatures from residents and people who work in the City. While terrible, the Covid-19 crisis provides an opportunity to create a new and better ‘normal’ – and we think Brighton and Hove is the ideal place to set this in motion as we face an uncertain future.
Rojava is under attack by the Turkish Government. This is a brief background to Rojava and the Kurdish people.
In late April the European Movement organised a festival of democracy (Democracy Alive) on the central square of Dan Burg on the island of Texel
Community Development and Community Organising Must Get Politically Engaged: Why the Common Platform is Important
A core founding principle both of community development and community organising is the commitment to help empower communities through collective and participative action and practice.
Most people will know about the Kurdish women’s militias that played such a key role in fighting ISIS, most are from Rojava, here’s what one