The Young 3million - YEN: Webinar - Oct 26, 05:00 PM The Young Europeans Network – Elections Bill. Our campaign is asking for residence-based voting rights i.e., that all residents with lawful residence in the UK have the right to vote in local elections in England and Northern Ireland, as is already the case in … Continue reading Campaign Asks, Comments & Updates – Round Table #19; 19 October 2021
Author: Grassroots for Europe
Grassroots for Europe Round Table # 18 Tuesday 21 September 2021
Topic: Campaigning – Slow Burns and Quick Kills. Contributors: Fiona Godfrey, Richard Corbett, Mike Galsworthy, Luke Piper, Mike Buckley, Tony McCobb, Richard Wilson. Chair: Fiona Wishlade Apologies: Naomi Smith, Irina Von Weise, ========================================================================== British in Europe: Fiona Godfrey ‘What the EU hopes to see from a new UK-based pro-EU campaign.’ Fiona has spent 25 years … Continue reading Grassroots for Europe Round Table # 18 Tuesday 21 September 2021
The Brexit New Year: adversaries and alliances, morals for Remainers.
by Colin Gordon, Oxford for Europe. How should Pro-EU campaigners in the UK work with EU citizens after Brexit? Who and what was Brexit about and what will its backers attempt next? Morals for Remainers: battle-fatigue, bad advice and reasons to resist. Brexit is an act of violence, against truth and democracy, against human lives … Continue reading The Brexit New Year: adversaries and alliances, morals for Remainers.
More is Not Necessarily Better
The activists in Georgia started small and won over the people in their immediate circle - what the professional social media trainers will call your “golden circle”, the people who listen to you because they like you, because they understand where you are coming from.
Pro-European groups should focus now on a campaign to extend the Brexit transition period
Major pro-EU groups are coming together to campaign for the UK to agree with the EU, in the transformed global setting of the COVID-19 pandemic, to postpone by two years the hard end-date of the UK's exit transition period. Colin Gordon (Oxford for Europe)* sets the scene. The case for extending the Brexit transition period … Continue reading Pro-European groups should focus now on a campaign to extend the Brexit transition period
Fight the war you’re in
by Marcus Cain, Leeds for Europe While she was still a contender in the Labour leadership race Jess Phillips, the fierce, straight-talking Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, appeared on James O’Brien’s LBC radio show and, when being quizzed about the myriad issues Britain is currently facing, said “You have to fight the war you’re in, … Continue reading Fight the war you’re in
Brexit Futures – Preparing to Change the Game
by Peter Cook, Rage Against the Brexit Machine Brexit will unravel of its own contradictions. I believe this will be sooner rather than later. Brexit’s implosion will come from either what I call external socio-economic, political, environmental shocks or "internal combustion", due to the underlying inherent instability of the Tory party and the self-destructive nature … Continue reading Brexit Futures – Preparing to Change the Game
Reflections on the Grassroots for Europe Conference
by Colin Gordon, Oxford for Europe The recent, excellent and highly successful Grassroots for Europe conference, “Where Now For Remain?” devoted a set of important sessions to three interlinked subjects: “The Post-truth Age – how can we bring truth & honesty back to politics?”, “Brexit Isn’t “Getting Done”! – keeping the public informed as the … Continue reading Reflections on the Grassroots for Europe Conference