Current political/community activities

I’m a somnolent member of Advisory Board of Red Pepper http://www.redpepper.org.uk/ magazine, which, along with the journal Soundings http://www.lwbooks.co.uk/journals/soundings/reviews.html pretty well expresses where I stand.  I continue to support local, radical campaigns when they emerge, and I am on the committee which organises the Taking Soundings discussion group in Leeds http://takingsoundingsleeds.blogspot.com/. I have been active […]

Big Flame

I joined the revolutionary socialist organisation Big Flame in 1975 and left around 1983-4, figuring the Thatcher had eliminated the space for the kind of libertarian, autonomous, social movement-oriented organisation I had put so much into, and learned so much from.  Many of us left Big Flame at that time and the organisation ceased to […]