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In and against, and outside, the party

Centering community and place Fighting for a new systemic vision

In an article in Red Pepper, Joe Guinan of The Democracy Collaborative argues that “following major defeats, the left on both sides of the Atlantic must urgently get stuck into community organising, movement building and political education.” 

It’s time to get concrete and specific about political education, community organising, and local actions – ignoring the Starmer leadership and working at the local and regional level on our own campaigns. ‘In and against’ the party, and outside it, as necessary.

We can get to work at the local government level, with community wealth building projects – we are being shown the way by visionary local leaders like Matthew Brown in PrestonJoe Cullinane in North AyrshireJan Williamson in Wirral, and Jamie Driscoll in North of Tyne.

Read the full article at Red Pepper

Publication date: 2020-09-15
Publisher: Red Pepper
Publication URL: In and against, and outside, the party

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