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Fresh thinking that provides the policies and ideas to help us move towards a Good Society

  • Click here to download our draft strategy and feed in your thoughts. Your feedback will shape what Compass does over the next years - get involved!    

  • Secure & Free (draft)

    Thursday, 15 October 2015

    As this is a draft publication out for consultation, please forgive the typos.

      Secure & Free - get involved in Compass's latest project.     Insecurity has become pervasive. It permeates the lives not just of the marginalised but also the reasonably well off. This paper identifies...

  • The Osborne Supremacy

    Tuesday, 06 October 2015

    Why progressives have to develop a hegemonic politics for the 21st century. 

  • Rethinking migration for a Good Society

    Tuesday, 29 September 2015

  • This is the fascinating story of Christian Wolmar's bid to become Labour's candidate for Mayor of London. It charts the highs and the lows, the strategic decisions and the people involved. It's a revealing piece that shines a light on what it's like to create a campaign from outside of the...

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Taking action where you are to make a Good Society a reality

  • Trident: Time to move on

    Monday, 13 April 2015


    Trident: Time To Move On - building a groundswell to stop the renewal of the UK's Trident missile system, scheduled for 2016. Read and sign the petition here.

    Click here to read our launch letter in the Guardian and here for an article by Daniel Boffey in the Observer...

  • Part of the Spring Meeting Program Campaigning against economic Inequality with: My Fair London – West, The West London Branch of Compass and the Ealing Quaker Church   A showing of the film The Divide, a documentary illustration of living with a high degrees of inequality.  Shown in...

  • We will have tea/coffee/biscuits available for members from 6.30 and will start the meeting at 7pm. Cynthia Dereli will be giving us a 30 minute presentation on TTIP to be followed by Kevin Peel (Labour Alliance for Europe) for 30 minutes on the national, regional and local imperatives for...

  •   Lewes Labour Party presents a night of conversation with Zoe Williams, Guardian columnist, and Neal Lawson, Compass Chair - all welcome.

    The event is free, but please register in advance to guarantee your place gill@leweslabour.org.uk.

    The venue is fully accessible.

  • Annual Gathering 2016

    Saturday, 05 March 2016

    After a year's hiatus in 2015, we're back with our annual Compass gathering. This year we're going to explore big political questions: how do we make systemic change happen in this political and global context? How could we be organising to have more impact? As always, our events are...

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