The People’s Assembly against Austerity has circulated a short video (4.5 mins) showing some highlights of last Saturday’s demo calling for a general election. The demo was quite widely reported. Even the BBC, which usually ignores anti-austerity protests, covered it, including an … Continue reading
Deirdre O’Neill (Calderdale People’s Assembly) and Charlie Gates (Calderdale Green Party) report on the People’s Assembly march against austerity in London last Saturday Members of Calderdale People’s Assembly were among the fifty thousand people who marched in London last weekend … Continue reading
The public is badly misinformed about the monetary system, government deficits and national debt. The truth about these issues is child’s play in the Colouring Book by Dr Stephanie Kelton, an economist at University of Kansas-Missouri.
Kirklees Green Party member Adrian Cruden reports from the People’s Assembly Against Austerity in London on Saturday 22nd June Four thousand people from a wide range of progressive political parties, trade unions, community groups and individuals gathered at Methodist Central … Continue reading
Posted from Hebden Bridge, England, United Kingdom.
The Transnational Institute pocket guide to the Eurozone Crisis points out that: “Much of the so-called debt crisis was caused not by states spending too much, but because they bailed out the banks and speculators. EU government debt had actually fallen from 72% of GDP in 1999 … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, a Wigan Council press release announced that the Council had made the Wrightington Wigan & Leigh hospital trust a financial offer that had averted the Trust’s transfer of its support staff into a Wholly Owned Subsidiary. Amid … Continue reading
Social prescribing is part of a process of destroying jobs and the local economy, although you would never have guessed this at the Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group Governing Body meeting on Thursday 10th August. The meeting started as usual with … Continue reading
The full Calderdale Council meeting at 6pm on 20th July will consider a Conservative Group motion on Meeting the housing needs of our local people, that: “This Council: Expresses significant concern that the Council’s own targets for building new homes … Continue reading