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),
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?
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.
Compass the well know progressive organisation that played a key role in creating the ‘Progressive Alliance’, that was so dominant in the 2017 general election, will