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Defying Political Odds

In 1990, an obscure professor defeated rich Republican incumbent Rudy Boschwitz in the US Senate race for Minnesota. Outspent by a 7-1 margin, Paul Wellstone defied pollsters and pundits to deliver an election victory for people from outside politics. A funny TV advert for his campaign was shorter than usual because, in Wellstone’s own words: “I don’t have six million...

Published on 15 Nov 2018

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The brutal truth is that voting actually doesn’t really matter

It’s depressing to be told that your vote doesn’t count. Last year at the general election 22 million votes were ‘wasted’ - they did not count in the final total.   They were ‘wasted’ because our system does not recognise the proportional value of each vote. That’s the first past the post system for you. Is it any wonder that...

Published on 14 Nov 2018

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Our NHS, Our Future: Part 3 - Procurement

The majority of the NHS’s imports come from overseas businesses, and rising import costs post- Brexit pose a significant threat to purchasing budgets. Around £5.7bn per year (or around 4% or the NHS’s overall budget) is currently being spent on the procurement of supplies and medical equipment.   This means that there are huge potential savings to be made by...

Published on 12 Nov 2018

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Call to Arms: British expats – your country needs you!

Call to Arms, British Expats – Your country needs you – Aux Armes Citoyens Britanniques!An Appeal from Renew, the UK’s most credible new political party Britain is in serious trouble, with all the established political parties fighting for their own agendas and survival instead of the best interest of the country. Brexit is a train crash waiting to happen and...

Published on 29 Jul 2018

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New party Renew welcomes local elections result, taking votes from all parties, and beating Liberal...

New centrist party Renew welcomed local election results, as candidates picked up votes from all parties and beat Liberal Democrats, Greens and UKIP in target wards. The party, which officially launched in February, ran campaigns in 16 wards in London and North Tyneside on a platform to stop Brexit and fight for a fairer Britain, with better representation from committed...

Published on 28 Jun 2018

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Third councillor, a veteran Labour politician, defects to Renew as new centrist party contests local...

Renew has gained its third seat in local government in another defection to the party, as further proof of its appeal as the natural home of the politically disaffected. John Ferrett, a Labour veteran of 27 years who quit the party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, joined Renew this week. He takes his place alongside two other defectors, who...

Published on 28 Jun 2018

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