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By Conrad Bower: Squatter activists occupying the old Cornerhouse cinema building near Oxford Road Station have vowed to resist any future eviction attempt, after thwarting an eviction on the 25 April, which saw the roads around the Cornerhouse closed down. The activists are holding their ground to offer shelter, support and advice to homeless people
Cormac Russell is one of the leading champions of citizen and community as the solution for many of our social problems. Here he explores the relationship between the welfare state and community. He argues that neoliberalism is further undermining our commitment to community and that it is only by attending to the conditions of our
Will Patterson proposes a green future for Greater Manchester (GM) in his bid to become the first elected mayor of the region on the 4 May 2017, replacing the current interim mayor Tony Lloyd. Patterson answers questions previously posed to four other major mayoral candidates: Andy Burnham (Labour Party), Sean Anstee (Conservative Party), Shneur Odze