Fw: Today: What If They Held A Constitutional Convention and Everybody Came?
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Subject: Today: What If They Held A Constitutional Convention and Everybody Came?
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Date: Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:04 AMBy Dan Hind, 01 Apr 2013 12:13 pm Across Britain a variety of people and alliances seek to respond to Westmoinster's strategy of economic austerity and political stasis, and calls are made for both a constitutional conventiuon and a... Read in full >>
By Gerry Hassan, 01 Apr 2013 10:53 am Today sees the transformation of the British welfare system, combining crippling cuts to benefits with the full blown marketisation of England's NHS. This is Cameron's "compassionate conservatism".... Read in full >>
By Jim Gabour, 31 Mar 2013 12:39 pm Diana Flatrock dresses up to relive her confusing encounters with Buick and Anais Nin in a motel confessional before the local Methodist deacon. Diana's Dad Arty inisists on a form of punishment... Read in full >>
By Neil Comley, 31 Mar 2013 10:59 am Ivan Illich's ‘Energy & Equity’ shows how large-scale energy systems entail inequality, unfreedom, and loss of human dignity. The workfare debate between Aaron... Read in full >>
By Tony Curzon Price and Antony Lerman, 30 Mar 2013 01:17 pm Antony Lerman in conversation with Tony Curzon Price around Lerman's political memoir, The Making and Unmaking of a Zionist - A personal and political journey. Part 3, 25 mins. ... Read in full >>
By Tony Curzon Price and Antony Lerman, 29 Mar 2013 07:02 pm Antony Lerman in conversation with Tony Curzon Price around Lerman's political memoir, The Making and Unmaking of a Zionist - A personal and political journey. Part 2, 30 mins. ... Read in full >>
By Tom Rowley, 29 Mar 2013 04:16 pm THE CEELBAS DEBATE // How far does the current clash between the opposition and authorities reflect Russia's history of dissidence? Tom Rowley considers the importance of the similarities and... Read in full >>
By Nadim Shehadi, 29 Mar 2013 02:47 pm The main division in Syria is not sectarian or regional; it is simply between the regime as an overarching establishment and its opponents who are revolting against its totalitarian rule. ... Read in full >>
By Constantine Dimoulas and Vassilis K. Fouskas, 29 Mar 2013 01:55 pm Harsh measures imposed on Cypriot political and financial authorities to address bank failures reveal, once again, that the entire architecture of the EU is in tatters. The geopolitics surrounding... Read in full >>
By Tristan Salmon, 29 Mar 2013 01:53 pm Whereas the government and security institutions of Egypt and Tunisia have remained intact, necessity being the mother of invention, a new form of governance has emerged in Syria. This in itself is... Read in full >>
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