The Case for Public Housing

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When did property ownership become such a major aim in the life of ordinary people? When did living in council owned housing become a stigma? When did mortgages did multi-generation mortgages come to be considered? Who has benefitted? In the light … Continue reading

Will the ‘left’ throw the baby out with the bathwater?

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By Councillor Jim Grundy To friends and comrades: the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition is standing a candidate in Hucknall for the Nottinghamshire County Council elections on 2nd May.  I cannot tell you – do I need to? – how … Continue reading

“Never Again” : Homes and Communities for Everyone

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Homes and Communities for Everyone “Never Again” Margaret Thatcher’s ominous words, “There’s no such thing as society,” were destined to haunt many future generations. Reeling from two world wars, and the defeat of fascism, ordinary British families, bereaved and broken, … Continue reading