There’s an argument about decision-making procedures going on in the Labour left group Momentum. What is it about?
Whether decisions, on policy or on who gets on committees, should be taken by votes in meetings, following discussion — or online.
What does Solidarity prefer?
Votes in meetings, following discussion.
What’s the advantage of that?
As the American historian Howard Zinn put it: “Democracy is not just a counting up of votes, it is a counting up of actions. Without those on the bottom acting out their desires for justice, as the government acts out its needs, and those with