Category Archives: Viewpoints

A “Soft” Brexit?

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

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Brexit: An Anarchist Approach

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

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Basic Income: Three narratives

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

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For Jo Cox

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

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Open Letter for A Loughborough Progressive Alliance

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

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The EU, what are the questions? Follow up

We had a a very informative discussion at the last Friday Room meeting¬† at which we were able to explore the issues behind the EU debate without anyone trying to push a particular outcome. Here are some notes I made. … Continue reading

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Should we be more “democratic”?

At the recent Friday Room discussion it was suggested that we should be more organised and that a lack of “democracy” means that the Friday Room is somehow unacceptable. I have the impression that most attendees would not agree with … Continue reading

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