How Does This Country Work?
at Rabbits Road Institute
with special guests/topics
Excursion to Parliament
Meeting to discuss next term
Rose, Mustafa, Sahra, Rawnak
On government structures
How does the EU work?
With Mustafa Korel on How to run a campaign
How does the London Assembly work? Ross
Visit to Bank of England?
at Resort Studio Margate as part of Soft Borders
Rosalie and Hettie O’Brien
Incl making educational placards
With Keep it Complex - Make it Clear
with Sarah Jury, Hamish MacPherson
at William Morris Gallery as part of Be Magnificent
Who could we ask to talk about this?
How does government work? What are the structures? National, Local, International?
What does the London Assembly do?
Florence Eshalomi? https://www.london.gov.uk/people/assembly
Ross Jardine Labour group at London Assembly
What is the alt right?
Sb from hope not hate?
What is universal credit?
How do you run a successful campaign>?
What is an academy school? Who manages them?
Who owns our data?
How does an issue become a law? How do laws get made?
Invite Lucy again?
What is the EU? How does it work?
What inspires you to hold/seek public office?
What is social housing?
What is money?
What is a pension?
What is the welfare state?
What is investigative journalism?
How did corporations become people?
What is prevent?
How are local councils funded?
What was the GLC?
Invite in Linda Bellos - I think she speaks very well about the funding of small organisations.
What is an utopia? Can we imagine a different political system?
How many and what kinds of courts are there in Britain?
Bank of England (or any bank)
All questions from Margate workshop
- How does this country work?
- What is politics?
- Am I already doing it?
- Or is it done to me?
- How are laws made?
- Where do facts come from?
- Who is the prime minister?
- Why should I vote?
- How did I get the vote?
- Why am I paying tax?
- Should I give up activism?
- Can I run for MP?
- How can I contact my MP?
- How many political languages are there?
- How much does a trade negotiator earn?
- What is the minimum wage?
- What is privatisation?
- What happens if we leave the EU?
- What is a Tier-2 visa?
- What did the 2016 Immigration Act change?
- Why are there public and private schools?
- How are Lords appointed?
- What’s the difference between MPs and councillors?
- Who writes the Daily Mail’s headlines?
- Who writes the Guardian’s headlines?
- How are the news filtered on facebook?
- Are statistics facts?
- How can we hold people accountable?
- Why does Britain have a two-party system?
- Is the BBC impartial?
- What is the Prevent programme?
- What is a green paper?
- What is a white paper?
- What is Empire 2.0?
- Why does the UK have no time limit on immigration detention?
- Can I have my British citizenship revoked?
- Does signing petitions change anything?
- How do I become a civil servant?
- Why are only 2% of the UK population in a political party?
- How do we normalise?
- Why do we constantly compare the UK to the US?
- What does austerity mean?
- What is the difference between an inquiry and an inquest?
- What do politicians do all day?
- How do politicians sleep at night?
- How does the parliamentary system work?
- What is the Hansard ?
- What is filibustering ?
- What is a devolved government?
- What is a confidence and supply agreement?
- What is a select committee?
- Why do we call it “Great Britain”?
- What is white supremacy?
- How can I make a freedom of information request?
- What is free movement?
- What is the UK’s current level of public spending?
- What is a welfare state?
- What is a meme?
- Why do we have a queen?
- Why do so many women who have experienced domestic violence end up in prison?
- What is the Human Rights Act?
- What’s the difference between human rights and socio-economic rights?
- Why do we have the NHS?
- What is the NHS’ “internal market”?
- What is a deficit?
- Why is GDP used to measure the economy?
- How do government cuts affect local authorities?
- What is the difference between an expat and an immigrant?
- Why did nobody vote for proportional representation in 2011?
- Why can’t I vote online?
- Who runs food banks?
- What is identity politics?
- What’s the difference between left and right?
- What do people mean when they say Blairite?
- What is neoliberalism?
- What’s a public-private partnership?
- What are the signs of a democratic breakdown?
- How can I access legal aid?
- What is secularism?
- What is political literacy?
- How should politics be taught?
- Do we have to chose between security and liberty?
- What is the “overton window”?
- What is populism?
- Do we have a meritocracy?
- What is a trade union?
- What is a tax haven?
- What is a think tank?
- Who are Serco and G4S?
- Where does the money for campaigns come from?
- How much does an election cost?
- What are we doing about climate change?
- What’s a SPAD?
- What is article 50?
- Are the police an independent body?
- How can pension funds get raided?
- What has changed since the 2008 financial crisis?
- What is the 1922 committee
- How should this country work?
Fee Rose Nordin for design
Fee Rosalie for William Morris Gallery workshop/Create
Fee Rosalie Margate
Materials for WMG workshop
Funding from Soft Borders/ACE
Ticket Sales RR
Fee Rosalie for RR
Funding from A-N for Digesting Politics
Fee Imke (exchange)
Fee Ellie (donated)
Fee Lucy (exchange)
Food for brunch Margate
Fee Rosalie WMG
End of funding
Tea and coffee parliament visit
Cab RR - home 25/11