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How would a Good Society look and feel? And how do we move towards it? Read our blog, comment, share and get involved in the debate.

  • Ever since the 2017 general election, when we ran the Progressive Alliance campaign and Britain narrowly missed out on the prospect of a progressive coalition government, we have been thinking and deliberating about how to bring about real political change for a society that is both highly...

  • AGM information for members

    Tuesday, 02 April 2019

    Our annual general meeting (AGM) - where members decide about Compass' future - takes place on Saturday 6th April from 3.30pm at Mary Ward House in London. 

    As a member of Compass, you are warmly invited to attend. At the AGM, you'll get to hear about, and then discuss, our proposals...

  • There is no single silver bullet policy to create a Good Society – but basic income is the closest there is. It opens up some big questions: what is a good society and what is a good life; how much should we work and what kind of work should we do; what else should we do; and, how we can be...

  • The announcement today that seven Labour MPs have renounced the whip and are setting up as independents comes as no surprise. The seven spoke of their personal reasons for leaving Labour – which must have been difficult. But they said little about what they were for. Some will say ‘good...

  • Our petition demanding a Citizens’ Assembly for Brexit has now reached 75k signatories and we’ve been looking at the comments to find out more about why this solution to the impasse seems so popular.

    One sentiment that many people expressed upon signing the petition, was despair with...

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