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Wot no Big Names?

Whilst it would be great to start winning seats at the local and national level there is value in being a voice that widens political debate and is prepared to champion ideas and causes that the mainstream parties are too
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Throwing Wheelchairs Off Balconies

Britain’s Persecution and Killing of Disabled People

Until we radically change society to provide full and equal access to all services, facilities, and opportunities to the disabled our society is corrupt.

Britain’s Persecution and Killing of Disabled People

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We Need to Talk About The Beautiful Game

The bitter truth is that football is no longer about the fans, who support their teams and pay the wages of the players. Fans are commodities, whose loyalty is milked for every last pound.
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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
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Creating a Transport Revolution

I remember someone telling me that speed limits should be relaxed so that people could get to their work quicker. His reasoning was people would be more productive.
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New Recruits and Ranties

The founders of Rise are not big names in politics and nor do we want to be. Our role is to facilitate and to help empower people.
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An Impartial Outlook

A conversation that often comes up around periods of campaigning is how to approach the issue of voter apathy. How does a political party inspire a section of society that has no interest in a system that offers so little
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Ending the Housing Crisis

Successive governments have managed housing so badly it has led to a situation where living in a decent, secure, comfortable, and affordable home has become an unreachable aspiration for many.
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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