List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2015

Let’s Take Back Our NHS

Let’s Take Back Our NHS

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 31

In a previous article, we looked at how the NHS was, in all but brand name, effectively de-nationalised by the British government in 2010: How the NHS was Sold Off. The… Read more »

Help put inequality on the election agenda

Help put inequality on the election agenda

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 22

The forthcoming election is a rare tipping-point opportunity to change what gets said and done about inequality by people in power – and we need to make the most of it…. Read more »

How Economic Inequality Harms Societies

How Economic Inequality Harms Societies

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 17

For the world’s developed, wealthy societies, overwhelming evidence tells us that it is not GDP per head that tells us if we are living the good life. Rather, it is how equally… Read more »

Survey: What Choice is Left?

Survey: What Choice is Left?

Launched 2015 Jan 21

We would like to know more about the voting preference of our website readers for the General Election in May. Most of our readers are likely to vote in a progressive fashion… Read more »

TCC Hustings – 16th April 2015

TCC Hustings – 16th April 2015

Stuart Weir, 2015 Jan 19

The Cambridge Commons Hustings 16th April 2015, 7.30pm – 10.00pm Friends Meeting House 12 Jesus Lane Cambridge CB5 8BA View map Do you know how you will vote in May? Do… Read more »

TCC Conference – Ruling Britannia: Magna Carta to Digital Democracy

TCC Conference – Ruling Britannia: Magna Carta to Digital Democracy

Stuart Weir, 2015 Jan 19

We are combining with Unlock Democracy, the national organisation for democratic change, to hold a major conference in March on the state of democracy in Britain. We will publish the date… Read more »

How the NHS was sold off

How the NHS was sold off

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 17

The fundamental principles of the NHS, a health service for all free at the point of use and protected by government, have been cut off at the knees by legislation introduced… Read more »

TCC Report – Fairness Review, Coming Soon

TCC Report – Fairness Review, Coming Soon

Stuart Weir, 2015 Jan 19

We are preparing a Fairness Review of Cambridge to complement Cambridge City Council’s anti-poverty strategy. A small team has written a first draft which is now being revised. The review rejects… Read more »

Devolution, by ‘eck!

Devolution, by ‘eck!

Mark Page, 2014 Aug 01

Underpants The Papua New Guineans are a fractious lot. A highlanders’ joke suggests there are three types of people: family, in-laws and targets. Another joke: when PNG gained its independence in… Read more »

Welcome to The Cambridge Commons

Welcome to The Cambridge Commons

Stuart Weir, 2015 Jan 01

The Cambridge Commons is an organisation for progressive-minded people in and around Cambridge. We are a hub organisation for members of national groups with shared interests in promoting social justice and… Read more »

What Is Unemployment For? [Part I]

What Is Unemployment For? [Part I]

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 12

Faith, Hope and Charity No human society lacks for work that could usefully be done; there is always someone in need of the assistance of others. Anthropological study of traditional societies… Read more »

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