Michael Dakin

Pockets and Wallets

Did the promises of 40 years ago ever include a low wage economy, with ever reducing home ownership and levels of poverty growing year on year? The promises of more leisure time turned out to be less leisure time, a lower quality of life and a worsening outcome for all.

Rise and Shine

Rise has embedded membership power into its working methods. There’ll be no block votes at conference, no agreeing to a manifesto and doing the opposite and certainly no money received by lobbyists to influence decision making. There will be no changing of minds because “circumstances changed” when they clearly didn’t.