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Understanding Affordable Social Democracy

The great challenge of the 21st century: How do we organise a society that is both sustainable and affordable? To understand the origin of this problem, pleaseĀ read thisĀ first. Looking for a 1 page summary? Download […]

Perfectly understandable

We don’t pay for everything today, we can’t pay for everything today, and it was never true that we would be able to pay for everything. We were slightly distracted on our journey from pre-revolution […]

Living Wage Commission Submission

Dear Commission, We would like to thank the Archbishop and the other members of the commission for establishing this important and urgent enquiry into the structure and the future of our societies. Please find attached […]

State of British Public Debt

Since the end of 2008 the total size of the British government borrowing has more than doubled from 617 billion to 1.39 trillion. And that excludes the money we have lent ourselves through the Bank […]

Internet Search Acknowledgement

Proposed Opt In for Porn & Violence Searches:   PLEASE NOTE BEFORE PROCEEDING   Your brain has a reward system that does not know the difference between behaviour that is helpful and actions which are […]

Youth don’t care?

You hear it all the time: “Young people aren’t interested. They don’t care. Young people today are lazy and apathetic.” Well… I’d be completely disinterested in politics too if I thought the only options available […]

Intro

If we provide each other with the basic necessities of LIFE, free of charge and without means testing, we will remake our economy and come into balance with our environment.

Synthesis

You know something’s wrong, that we have not sorted out a decent way to live together, yet. And you know that there is a better way, that we are not this stupid and blind, that […]

Drug Criminalisation: All Cons

Has the “drug war” been a success and should we continue it? You decide… The pernicious, hidden effects of drug criminalisation: erodes the privacy boundary, thence respect for public space  criminalises pursuit of fun and […]

It is evident

It is evident that the UK is in a difficult situation. Much of what we consider to be our “way of life” is hanging in the balance, which is why our politicians seem so uncommonly […]