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To UK readers - A vote for Labour is a vote for yourself, for ourselves

Dear friends,

I’m sorry I haven’t been blogging in recent months. It’s been a combination of a bit of a crisis of confidence (which I’m over) and a lifestyle change that’s seen me move away from my desk for a few months. 733 more words


Radical Democracy: The First Line Against Fascism

The Kurds’ democratic resistance to ISIS demonstrates that anti-fascism cannot be separated from the wider struggle against capitalism, patriarchy and the state.

By Dilar Dirik… 3,286 more words


Local democracy: power in your hands!

The Scottish Green Party’s Spring Conference is in Glasgow today, and I opened proceedings with this speech. Thanks to @FalkirkGreens for the photo – just some of the Council candidates at conference, with Patrick and me. 2,432 more words

Green Party

The Kind of Story I Never Want to See Again

At a recent festival, the audience favorite was a show that re-told a fairy tale – one that featured a king reckoning with his power. It won an award, people loved it so much. 567 more words


"A green future for our great city" - Edinburgh Greens launch their local authority election campaign

I was asked, as co-convener of the Scottish Greens, to say a few words at the launch event of Edinburgh Greens’ local authority election campaign. These are they. 1,655 more words

Green Party

Jan 15 Rally to Protect the Affordable Care Act

I’m going. Is this the best way to do democracy?

Most progressives, like myself, are against repealing the ACA. A woman I know has a benign brain tumor, and she spent years unable to leave a dead-end-job because if she left that employer’s insurance, she would never be insurable again. 251 more words

How To Democracy

Giving Money is Too Easy

I am one of the 120,000 plus folk who dropped something on the order of $7 million dollars on the doorstep of the ACLU as a first reaction to a Trump presidency. 189 more words

How To Democracy