Welcome to the Friday Room, the online presence for Loughborough's pluralist political discussion and activists' forum. To find out more about what we do, browse the site, have a look at recent discussion meetings we have held, and sign-up to receive updates directly to your email account.
Category Archives: Viewpoints
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
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