https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-7BQlJKJ_U The UK retail market in groceries was over 200 billion in 2020. Of that over 96% of groceries were delivered by supermarkets of somekind. Of that around 7.5% was fresh food, whilst just over half of the food consumed in the UK is locally produced (fresh and non-fresh). On the other hand there is … Continue reading Biome Trade or Onka’s Big Moka
Over a quarter of a BILLION people are taking part in the Worker and Peasant Strike in India. That’s almost 3.5% of the world's human population, the number often quoted (albeit problematic) by XR needed for #systemchange. What has this got to do with the UK? If you want to keep up to date with … Continue reading The Mazdoor-Kisan-Strike in India and what we can learn in the UK
Part 2 – Notes For An Agricultural Revolution component of a Green New Deal. The UK does not have its Green Industrial Revolution or Green New Deal. At least not yet. The UK does not have a leftwing, progressive, green or labour government. At least not yet. What the UK does have right now is … Continue reading What’s Next for The UK Left – 2
A tweet from the #ORFC conference I am following on twitter. https://twitter.com/ORFC/status/1215286045232848898?s=20 My rapid reponse: I agree but there is a dimension that would need addressing if such a scenario were to be part of any blanket policy. This is the question of how and where you locate 'britishness' or 'culturalness' as property and territorial … Continue reading On Jackfruits and Halloumi
Part 1 – Notes For A Left Land Politics in the Global North The Left has remerged in the UK through working within the party political system rather than against it. We see this with the mass membership movement that has led Jeremy Corbyn to be repeatedly elected as leader of the UK Labour Party. … Continue reading What’s Next for The UK Left?