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Electoral reform – now! and the stock market as an inverse indicator of progressive activity

I did wonder if the world (or this corner of it) really needs another commentator on the election right now,...
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Who's afraid of democracy? – from Avaaz

If like me you're sick of hung parliament scaremongering, you may like the following from Avaaz... Karen With the election...
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Will the local economy movement and the 'climate movement' converge?

One of many organisations promoting locally based alternatives known to LWM is the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) - a non-profit...
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The Pound after the election of a hung Parliament – lessons from the WM

Last time we elected supposedly strong governments both in 1979 and 1997, the following few years saw the Pound go...
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No fun at the airport…

The volcanic ash saga gives us a taste of what things will be like if we don't develop markets and...
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A refreshing take on the cost of 'efficiency' – public debt as investment

Back in November I wrote on our website about the Trades Unions Council conference I attended for LWM at which,...
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Where is Mark Kinzley now? LWM would like to hear from him.

Some years ago, Devolve’s Mark Kinzley wrote about the devolution of the economy:   “The globalised economy is the export and...
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LWM is now blogging…

Hello from Localise West Midlands, the small thinktank, campaign group and consultancy promoting a localised approach to trade, money flow...
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Report back from TUC Beyond Crisis conference November 2009

Report in brief from TUC "Beyond Crisis" conference 16th November 2009 The TUC conference "Beyond Crisis: A Progressive Future for...
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