The Future of the Labour Party’s Community Organizing Program

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Bristol      In the aftermath of the devastating loss experienced by the Labour Party in the United Kingdom recently, everything is up for grabs as politicians, parliamentarians, activists, and others sort through the rubble to rebuild.  Jeremy Corbyn, who had led a resurgence in the party’s membership and pushed away from the “new” labor program …

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Increase Austerity, and Welfare Becomes More Popular!

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New Orleans   Something very surprising, and I think very important, is happening about attitudes about welfare.  Finally!  Unfortunately, it’s happening in the United Kingdom, rather than in the United States, but let’s take the wins where we find them, because there are lessons there that politicians and policy makers need to heed about the limits …

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Unwelcome Rallies for Trump in the UK

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Cardiff     President Trump’s summer disruption tour of Europe is leaving more scorched earth than the current heat wave across the United Kingdom.  At NATO meetings he seems to have delivered a message to US allies to “pay up” or he was pulling out, even while signing agreements to increase military preparedness and continued pushback against …

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