Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

The Big Conversation

Sep 1st, 2017 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Events, Frontpage

Local campaign group Sheffield for Democracy is hosting one of many public events in MP Paul Blomfield’s annual Big Conversation.



Hope Not Hate to Launch Voter Registration Drive

Oct 13th, 2015 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Frontpage, News

Anti-extremist campaigners Hope not Hate are launching a voter registration drive in November to prevent “the biggest single act of disenfranchisement in our history”.



Do Corporations Rule the World?

Jun 13th, 2014 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Events, Frontpage

New World Development Movement director Nick Dearden will present ‘a feast of practical alternatives’ to corporate power when he adddresses a meeting in Sheffield on Thursday, 19 June, asking what happened to democracy?



An Unfit System

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Articles, Features, Frontpage

Whatever internal democratic reforms the Labour Party is going to make, nothing fundamental will change unless the present electoral system and parliamentary institutions are swept away, argues ERNIE JACQUES.

‘The Great Stumble Forward’, by Will Brown, sums up nicely Ed Miliband’s response to the Falkirk debacle where cooking the books and buying votes was the order of the day as different factions tried to circumvent one member one vote to parachute their preferred candidates into a safe parliamentary seat.