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Author Archives: John Greenwood
There is widespread support for a basic income of some sort, as shown by Amanda in turning a solution into a problem, but it is not clear how it could come about. The debate seems to have got hung up … Continue reading
Friday 1st September, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough Loughborough Peace Group sent a petition to the Foreign Office urging our Government to join the UN Nuclear Ban negotiations. Alan Duncan replied: “As a responsible Nuclear Weapons State, the UK … Continue reading
For Jo Cox by Liz Gray If we had words to gather and ravel up a life knit the years as yet unlived slit by shot and knife; if we had wool to work it to stitch it, row on … Continue reading
Friday 16th June, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough A open discussion of the consequences of the unexpected outcome of the General Election.
Friday 7th April, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough To be introduced by David Walker David says: Politically I was a Labour supporter until 1981 when the Labour party lost its way and the Social Democrat party showed that Labour … Continue reading
Friday 3rd March, 7:30pm, Unity House, Fennel Street, Loughborough Discussion to be introduced by Ann Bywater Why does money always trickle upwards, ensuring that the gap between rich and poor gets bigger and bigger? Can we reform our debt-based banking … Continue reading