Published in: openDemocracyUKNew series - After the party?
OurKingdom and Birkbeck’s Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life today launch our new series on the future of the mass party. Everyone knows membership and legitimacy have been fading for many years. The question is, what happens next? Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
Published in: openDemocracyUKEconomic justice requires more independence, not less
A republican economy should aim at maximising the genuine independence of economic actors. Only then can corruption be tackled at the root.
Published in: HomeTaking up the gauntlet in the UK: the only real Big Society is the associative society
The uncritical understanding of what constitutes a ‘community’ and the failure to grasp what forms of citizen self-government are possible in current conditions is what betrays the intellectual laziness of the Big Society’s key thinkers.