Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Statement from Sunderland Peoples Assembly

Sunderland People’s Assembly A Democratic and Inclusive Anti-austerity Campaign Group Sunderland People’s Assembly Against Austerity (Sunderland PAAA) strives to be a democratic, friendly and inclusive campaign group, so it is with regret that we are issuing the following statement in … Continue reading

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Dr Michael Lloyd on the Public Sector Squeeze

We asked our European economist, Dr Michael Lloyd, member of North Tyneside People’s Assembly, for a response to Cameron on the public sector squeeze. Here it is:  David Cameron, speaking at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in the City of London, … Continue reading

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Minutes North East People’s Assembly Coordinating Group Meeting Tuesday 12th November 2013

See minutes from previous meeting here. Chair Tony D Minutes Tony P   Present: Matthew G, Steve, Pat, Malcolm G, Martin L, Mark T, Joan H, Fran P, Tony D, Tony P   Apologies: Alex S, Theresa E, Silive F Lilliana … Continue reading

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Political Football – Wronga

By Peter Sagar of True Faith After excellent back-to-back wins against Chelsea and Spurs it seems almost churlish to becritical of the club, but many problems do remain. Whilst Remy has been an excellent acquisition ans some Spurs fans seem to … Continue reading

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Eton Rifles: Why I am proud to wear a white poppy

Originally posted on The World Turned Upside Down:
I’m not going to rehearse the arguments about the symbolism of the white poppy – but a few things should be said, as there is a lot of (perhaps wilful) misunderstanding around…

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My Speech on Youth Unemployment/Student Fees

Originally posted on No One Left Behind:
The broken employment conveyor belt: From graduation straight to the Jobcentre, this is the reality for many young people today. For the benefit of those who weren’t there, here is the unedited speech…

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Review: Mark Steel at the People’s Assembly – Northern Stage, Newcastle

By Elliot Clarke of GiggleBeats Following support from the sociopolitical skiffle trio ‘The Dead Peasants’ and stand-up poet Kate Fox, Mark Steel headlines tonight’s People’s Assembly anti-austerity benefit with the seamless professionalism we’ve all come to expect. When I say seamless professionalism, his … Continue reading

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