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Progressive alliance for Richmond

I just signed a petition for an alliance of progressive parties for the Richmond Park by-election and wanted to ask if you could add your name too. This campaign means a lot to me and the more support we can get behind it, the better chance we have of succeeding. You can read more and… Read More »

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Witney by-election next week

There’s an opportunity NOW to show that we’re serious about building progressive alliances to fight for an open, tolerant Britain with a democratic system that works for the people and the planet. Please sign the petition asking progressive candidates to stand down and support a single alliance candidate in the by-election on 20 October: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/p/witney… Read More »

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Adopt Proportional Representation for UK General Elections

I need your help to get PR tabled for debate in the House of Commons. To make this happen, please sign the new, official Parliamentary petition calling for Proportional Representation: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/168657 Thank you! via http://www.makevotesmatter.org.uk/

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We need proportional representation

Here’s a letter I wrote to my MP, and suggest you do something similar. More info is available from http://www.makevotesmatter.org.uk. Dear Mr Dowd, Good to meet you last Wednesday. I write regarding the Ten Minute Rule bill on Proportional Representation that Caroline Lucas is bringing forward next Wednesday 20 July, and urge you to add… Read More »

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Save Europe’s last primeval forest

Please sign this petition to tell the Polish government to stop the logging and destruction of the last old forest in Europe: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/bialowieza_forest_11/?tRNVcab

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Building an online resource

Since attending the Post-Brexit Alliance Building meeting on 5 July I’ve been thinking about what I could do to get such an alliance off the ground. I realised that I could help to set up a platform where those of us on the left-of-centre can share ideas about how we can make this actually come… Read More »

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Prosecute Tony Blair

Let’s not let him get away with bowing to pressure from George W. Bush and launching an unnecessary war against Iraq. Take action via rootsaction.org

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Two urgent actions

I went to a meeting of Global Justice Now last night and came away with some urgent actions: 1) Stop CETA. This is the Canadian version of TPP/TTIP and it looks like it might go through BEFORE Brexit, assuming that happens. Even if we do leave the EU, the UK could potentially be sued for… Read More »

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