Monthly Archives: January 2013

Public Accountability and Private Loyalty

Over the next few weeks, I want to explore some of the key concepts of community organising and how they apply to a British context. Most of the practice and theory of community organising has been developed in the States … Continue reading

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Devising a Gamechanger for UK Politics

In the UK, community organising has become best known through the work of Citizens UK. Drawing inspiration from the US Industrial Areas Foundation, Neil Jameson founded The East London Community Organisation (TELCO) in 1997 and has led the development of … Continue reading

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Dissent in Community

There aren’t that many UK dissidents around these days. Most of them have been sucked dry or bought an easier life in mere opposition. Agitation is not a popular term on the lips of politicians, even those from the Left … Continue reading

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