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Dance me to the end of love – an economics for tomorrow.

It was a message to warm the heart; a daughter thanking the care worker who took the time to dance with her dementia-suffering dad at the end of each home visit.

Rage, a wage, and the machine

In a thought-provoking Guardian article – ‘As robots take our jobs, we need something else’ – George Monbiot argued that the the future for humanity lies in voluntary work…

Politics and the Vassal State: a game of two halves

You know a government is in trouble when it’s MPs start attacking each other with metaphors and acronyms. Gone are the days when MPs jousted with swords;

Vote Tory or the Turtle Gets It

Even for a government not noted for honesty or compassion, the Conservative’s ‘25 year Plan for the Natural Environment’ has to be the most duplicitous ever.

While Rome Burns…

How Clean Imperialism is cashing in on confusion What a sad place parliament is at the moment. Lust, mistrust and the abuse of power have stripped parliament of the confidence it needs

Unclean, no Growth, no Plan

Secretary of State, Greg Clark MP, launched the government’s ‘Clean Growth Plan. claiming that “…Britain continues to lead the world in efforts to tackle climate change.”

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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.

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A much bigger loss than the Sulking Seven is the sad death of Paul Flynn. Now there was someone unafraid to make a stand on big principles. A death that leaves us poorer.

More like the Seven Dwarfs than the Gang of Four. A brief 'Hi ho!' then Grumpy, Sleepy, et al will march into the hills to be instantly forgotten.

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Will the Independent Group spell disaster for the Lib Dems? They’ve already struggled for media attention and the two groups political offer is very similar.

I'm sorry? Are you for real? How dare you trivialise and belittle these brave, proud and amazing young people with your petty claptrap? They didn't 'bunk off school'. They were on strike, striking against just the kind of ignorant pultroonery your tweet encapsulates.

For the purpose of clarity, I’m for saving @UKLabour⁩, not leaving it. Those looking for reasons to jump ship should just go. Theirs is vanity politics. My worry is #ClimateCrisis and ⁦@jeremycorbyn⁩ is the one to make us face it.

Backing a Tory Brexit could wipe out Labour, warns Clive Lewis

Shadow minister says party would never be forgiven as calls for second referendum grow

www.theguardian.com

Then it must be extension. It's not Labour's job to rescue Mrs May. MPs should think hard on the lessons of the 2010 Coalition govt. Voters heaped all the blame for mean, vindictive Tory policies on Lib-Dems gave them cover. Repeat the folly?... only fools and horses.

Then it must be extension. It's not Labour's job to rescue Mrs May. MPs should think hard on the lessons of the 2010 Coalition govt. Voters heaped all the blame for mean, vindictive Tory policies on Lib-Dems gave them cover. Repeat the folly?... only fools and horses.
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Exclusive: UK chief Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins warns MPs the choice is May’s deal or extension https://t.co/pjjUhQC9G2

In 2019 Labour will run an unprecedented call for evidence on what the green jobs revolution means for your city, town or region.

Together, we can tackle climate change and transform millions of lives. The future is yours. #RebuildingBritain #GreenNewDeal

Labour to set out plans to decarbonise UK and fulfil green jobs pledge

Party says Labour government would tackle climate change by starting economic revolution

www.theguardian.com

Corbyn "Dangerous Hero" - the full story: went camping, went to meetings, got divorced, mass demo of 3 million; became LOTO; built mass Labour party; elected PM; destroyed neoliberalism; saved multilateral global order; drank tea... #DangerousHero4PM

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