Articles relevant to external actions, both past and planned, by The Cambridge Commons

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 NHS is an extraordinarily successful organisation. It is famous the world over as the poster-girl for nationalised public services …

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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 but voting motives are complex and choosing your candidate seems more challenging than ever. [xyz-ips snippet=”tcc-polls-1″]

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 and location as soon as they are confirmed. 800th anniversary celebrations of Magna Carta seem a self-congratulatory and complacent …

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Boycott Starbucks, Says Public Accounts Chair

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 12 The chairperson of the government’s committee for public money matters is encouraging us to punish those sordid little tax dodgers Starbucks by boycotting them. Amen to that! If you would like to suggest other cynical anti-social corporations that we might boycott, send a letter to the editor.

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