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Category Archives: Viewpoints
Nicky Morgan will be coming to speak to us for September’s Friday Room meeting which will be held at Fearon Hall, 7.30 pm. She will be talking about Brexit, an area on which her views are at odds with her … Continue reading
A very interesting discussion at the last Friday Room discussion, “an Anarchist view of Brexit”. I have clarified my views on Brexit. I voted remain and I still of that view. At the time I accepted that the EU governance … Continue reading
Thanks to John for organising this month’s Friday Room discussion on ‘Brexit: an Anarchist Approach.’ I was intrigued by the topic, having only the vaguest idea about an anarchist approach to anything, let alone Brexit: black flags and Conrad-inspired images … Continue reading
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
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
Open Letter for A Loughborough Progressive Alliance to Jewel Miah, Labour Candidate David Walker, Liberal Democrats Dear Jewel and David, Tonight I was selected as the Loughborough Green Party candidate for the 2017 General Election. However, in a departure … Continue reading