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Democratic dialogues: how to communicate with the people of Nuneaton | openDemocracy

Democratic dialogues: how to communicate with the people of Nuneaton | openDemocracy

Tom Thatcher 12 hrs · Fovant, United Kingdom ·
is a serious question: I need to know what Jeremy Corbyn proposes for
the countryside should he become leader of the Labour Party. I suspect
that his knowledge of life outside Camden and Islington may be

We have to remember the countryside campaign of the
Labour Party when Blair's version were triumphant: and we must try to
forget about those toe-curling events like the Cool Britannia parties at
No. 10: and for younger readers, this is not a joke or a prod.

What is much more sad and deflating is that the Labour Chief Whip was
one Denis Carter, aka Lord Carter, perhaps one of the most decent men of
all time in politics. All Wiltshire people who are aware will remember
DC as an agricultural consultant who founded AKC Consultants in Devizes:
his knowledge of rural life was second to none.

The most painful
episode I have ever witnes…

From Post Hydrocarbon to Post Debt society. Can Capitalism exist without debt? #MemoryHoleLazaruslinkpost)

Colander (2005, p. 175) notes: ‘‘Individuals are not born as economists; they are molded through formal
and informal training. This training shapes the way they approach problems, process information and carry out research,which in turn influences the policies they favour and the role they play in society. [Only in the very last pages (pp. 508–510) abox is presented as a kind of afterthought, in which the question is addressed: ‘‘Will growth make us happy”. The answergiven is twofold: ‘‘Income is not the only determinant of happiness, but clearly happiness rises with income ...” and ‘‘Thus,although growth will not make us as happy as we expect it to, it will still make us happier than we would be if there were nogrowth”. Neither statement is convincingly supported with data, arguments or studies. Nor are the fundamental criticismssummarized in Section 2 being addressed

New Eras are usually identified and then defined well after the event, perhaps the most well know example is the Renais…