Category: problems

We have to solve the real problems

The real problem is that we are not running a working system. Not economically or financially. Not socially. Not environmentally. Economically we are not balancing our books, and using debt to plug the gap. And we […]

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, please read this 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 […]

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 […]

Proper Privatisation

The proper role of private enterprise in the delivery of public services is to improve the services. Private enterprise is dependent on the existence of competition, risk and reward to function properly. No public service […]

Stress test your assumptions!

If you’re wondering what the fuss is about, or why a few tweaks here and there won’t solve our problems – then this page is for you. Test your assumptions about what’s possible, and what […]

The emperors have no clothes!

Why start the LIFE party? Does the UK need a new political party? YES!  We all know about the problems we face, and their magnitude: we are living beyond our means, barely getting by as […]