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Selfie Centered – The Politics of Disrespect and Division

“What we have on our hands is a species problem. None of us is exempt… People – communities, castes, races and even countries – carry their tragic histories and their misfortunes around like trophies, or like stock, to be bought and sold on the open market.” (Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, pp 194/5,…

Stuck in the Muddle With EU

The script isn’t Tarantino. Theresa May is hardly Mrs Blonde. But Britain’s Brexit debate is becoming a painful form of national torture that could have been plucked straight from Reservoir Dogs.

For the Many … and the One

If there are seminal moments in politics, Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the 2018 Labour Conference will go down as one of then. This was when the planet took centre stage.

Embracing the Unthinkable

It wasn’t the 130 forest fires raging across the USA that got to me, nor the UK’s moorland fires, the torrential storms hitting Belfast with 2 months rain in 2 hours, the lightning strikes that took out …

When the war is over

When I was a child there was a low wall not far from my nan’s house. It was lined with the nobbled ‘knuckles’ of what had once been an iron-railing fence.

Labour’s ‘Maginot Line’ Moment

It was one of the biggest infrastructure projects in human history. For much of the 1930’s, and at a cost of 3.3bn francs, France built itself a 900-mile network of tunnels, underground bunkers…

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

TWITTER

Really loving this new turn from Momentum

After Brexit is done and dusted,or not, the wastelands created by climate change remain @AlanSimpson01 with a timely reminder of a crisis that right now there's no prospect of exiting from and remaining as we are spells ennvironmental catastrophe https://t.co/LU6oSoZo0X

After Brexit is done and dusted,or not, the wastelands created by climate change remain @AlanSimpson01 with a timely reminder of a crisis that right now there's no prospect of exiting from and remaining as we are spells ennvironmental catastrophe https://t.co/LU6oSoZo0X

When Climate meets Brexit: rays of hope

Norway's official opposition Labor party now has policy to leave Norwegian oil in the ground because of climate change

Just when you're trying to make the case for European solidarities the bloody bureaucrats go 'disco': bonkers.

Today we release our #GreenNewDeal motion, the first step for our movement to transform Britain for the many.

If you're a Labour member and/or trade unionist eager to pass it through your local branch, get in touch on here or on info@labourgnd.uk to get a copy 🌹

Today we release our #GreenNewDeal motion, the first step for our movement to transform Britain for the many.

If you're a Labour member and/or trade unionist eager to pass it through your local branch, get in touch on here or on info@labourgnd.uk to get a copy 🌹

A Bill pushed through Commons, in one day, against wishes and whipping of govt party. Commons can now block No Deal Brexit as long as EU are willing to grant extension. That one vote victory might have changed course of U.K. history.

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