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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Does Community Organising fit with Party Politics?

An interesting exchange of views is published on the LabourList blog about the benefits and relevance of community organising in revitalising Labour Party organisation. Kevin Meagher cautions against its transformational potential and questions its compatibility with the bureaucratic routine of conventional party politics: ‘I am not arguing for the status quo, far from it. I am saying that party reform needs to be incremental and recognise the value and purpose of the existing structures’