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Are we any further forward?

November 28, 2010

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The period since the General Election has seen some frantic debate about the nature of the Big Society. A large number of events have been held, and many conversations have taken place, online as well is in physical spaces. So, some of us have been prompted to ask if we are any further forward in […]

Don’t Wait for Permission

October 30, 2010

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The Big Society continues to be a subject for debate and controversy. Surely we should all have worked out what it means by now? But still, the debates rage on. What is becoming clearer is that the Big Society is not a programme, it is a way of operating. And one of the consequences of […]