We occasionally get asked to give talks. These are the notes that form the basis of these talks. It should be said that when we give a talk, the notes are more a guide to direction than a script:)
Talk given to the ACG – Never Mind the Ballots, Create the Resistance
Sunday 19 January 2020
One thing we took away from the election was that more people didn’t vote than voted for the ‘winning’ Tory party. Almost a third of the electorate were so disillusioned by the election they chose to not exercise their right to vote.
Talk given to the ACG – Myth of Community
Saturday 1 June 2019
Some of the most valuable lessons I learnt about community organising came from my time with the Independent Working Class (IWCA). As well as helping out branches in Blackbird Leys (Oxford) and Islington, I also stood in 2007 and 2008 as a candidate in the Stanford East & Corringham Town ward.