Published in: openDemocracyUKReconnecting the political class
How can the political class reconnect with voters before it becomes irrelevant? How can our institutions reform...
Experts oppose migrant healthcare proposals - will government listen?
Almost everyone from lawyers and healthcare experts to trade unions is telling government their proposals to charge...
Decision day for Hunt
Hunt has to decide by tomorrow whether to appeal his defeat over the Lewisham Hospital closure - but if he succeeds...
“People will die” hears Michael Mansfield QC-chaired enquiry
In advance of this week’s high court battle between Lewisham Hospital campaigners and Jeremy Hunt, a People’s...
Lewisham hospital downgrade - an 'insult to democracy'
On Saturday 55 people testified to the Lewisham People's Commission of Enquiry into the decision to downgrade or...
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhat England can learn from the US - health privatisation and AIDS activism
Health must be provided socially yet the NHS needs some fundamental reshaping. Campaigners should look at the AIDS...
Keep the faith - a review of the UK's People's Assembly
On Saturday 4000 activists gathered in London to discuss austerity and privatisation, and how to respond. Caroline...
The lie of austerity - Francesca Martinez at the People's Assembly
Speaking at the People's Assembly on Saturday, comedian and disability activist Francesca Martinez delivers a...
NHS reforms? What NHS reforms? A call for citizen journalism
Media failings and government distortions mean many people don't believe the NHS is being dismantled. It’s down to...
Londoners march to save the NHS
Banners and voices lifted up in support of the NHS on Saturday May 18th.