Manchester Green New Deal podcast

"We are sent to the town hall to find solutions to these problems" How councils can take on the climate crisis with Councillor Jon Burke

June 15, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Manchester Green New Deal podcast
"We are sent to the town hall to find solutions to these problems" How councils can take on the climate crisis with Councillor Jon Burke
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Manchester Green New Deal podcast
"We are sent to the town hall to find solutions to these problems" How councils can take on the climate crisis with Councillor Jon Burke
Jun 15, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14

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Local councils. Not your usual starting point when it comes to dealing with world wide crises like climate breakdown. Normally you'd associate them with the mundanity of bin collections and road works, tax bands and planning permission. Local councils however are our first interaction with democracy and thus our first opportunity to change the direction that our carbon cramming country is heading in. Joining us this week to discuss how local councils can be at the for-front of decarbonisation and greening the economy is Councillor Jon Burke from Hackney (@jonburkeUK). Speaking truth to power about how labour councils are locked together with the aviation industry and how environmentalism intersects with all parts of local government.

If you like the show tell your comrades!
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Twitter:@MCRGND_POD
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*Links*
Gresham College lecture on Aneurin Bevan
https://youtu.be/3vgye4SvAzQ

The making of the the working class- E.P Thompson
https://uncomradelybehaviour.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/thompson-ep-the-making-of-the-english-working-class.pdf

*Shout outs*
Practical ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1x65xLdIUDWMUl4_nkuD-EeP98UuJ2nuknUDsqUm7R9s/htmlview


Clyde Loakes @Labourstone Waltham Forest
Claire Holland @Clairekholland Lambeth
Sophoe McGeevor @SophieMcGeevor Lewisham
Adam Harrison @AdamDKharrison Camden

Upping it Mosside environmental community group
@UppingIt

Show Notes

If you want to support the show, please leave us a review on Itunes.

Local councils. Not your usual starting point when it comes to dealing with world wide crises like climate breakdown. Normally you'd associate them with the mundanity of bin collections and road works, tax bands and planning permission. Local councils however are our first interaction with democracy and thus our first opportunity to change the direction that our carbon cramming country is heading in. Joining us this week to discuss how local councils can be at the for-front of decarbonisation and greening the economy is Councillor Jon Burke from Hackney (@jonburkeUK). Speaking truth to power about how labour councils are locked together with the aviation industry and how environmentalism intersects with all parts of local government.

If you like the show tell your comrades!
Find us at
Twitter:@MCRGND_POD
Insta: Manchestergndpod
FB:MCRGNDPOD

*Links*
Gresham College lecture on Aneurin Bevan
https://youtu.be/3vgye4SvAzQ

The making of the the working class- E.P Thompson
https://uncomradelybehaviour.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/thompson-ep-the-making-of-the-english-working-class.pdf

*Shout outs*
Practical ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1x65xLdIUDWMUl4_nkuD-EeP98UuJ2nuknUDsqUm7R9s/htmlview


Clyde Loakes @Labourstone Waltham Forest
Claire Holland @Clairekholland Lambeth
Sophoe McGeevor @SophieMcGeevor Lewisham
Adam Harrison @AdamDKharrison Camden

Upping it Mosside environmental community group
@UppingIt