What you’ll see in Contributions is a range of articles and videos from myself and others, which reflects some of my thinking. Obviously, you don’t need to agree with all that others and myself contribute, but these contributions are offered in the spirit of helping you to think things through.

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Spring Edition of ‘Stir to Action’ Magazine

Les interviewed by Jonny Gordon-Farleigh, with illustration by Will Brown. Also shows ‘Right of Reply’ given to Coops UK Stir to Action Magazine

Conservative Leadership Contest Infiltration by Revolutionary Community Party

Les wrote this piece for wider circulation about the infiltration of the Conservative Party Leadership Contest by the Revolutionary Communist Party. 22 ACTUAL Tory Selection Contest.Y20

“Is marketisation of the third sector stoppable?” Returning Local Democracy to Mainstream Public Discourse

Les drafted this presentation for the Stir to Action Festival (Tuesday 12 July till Thursday 14 July 2022, at Selgars Mill New Economy Centre, Cullompton, Devon on Thursday 14 July 2022. Unfortunately, through testing positive for COVID, he was unable to attend. Stir to Action Presentation, Selgars Mill New Economy Centre, THU 14 JUL 2022

University of Limerick Presentation Wednesday 02 March 2022

YouTube of University of Limerick Presentation Download the presentation slides below: University of Limerick PowerPoint Presentation

New Labour Reinvents Social Enterprise for the Public Service Delivery Market

This is Les’ piece in Labour Hub on WED 19 JAN 2022 about his book “How Blair Killed the Co-ops”, published in November 2021 by Manchester University Press. This is the link to Les’ contribution: New Labour Reinvents Social Enterprise for the Public Service Delivery Market

After the Book Launch

To widen the arguments from the book launch, please kindly read through A New Movement for Cooperation

Book Launch “How Blair Killed The Co-ops”

YouTube of Book Launch Download the presentation slides below: PowerPoint Presentation from Book Launch

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