Tag: Netroots

Technology, UK Politics

So #NetrootsUK wasn’t gender balanced enough, Luke Akehurst enough, African or Caribbean enough… I think we’re missing the point

So 2 days after #NetrootsUK, and a load of recriminations rumble on, mostly on Twitter. Sigh. Here’s a selection. [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/lukeakehurst/statuses/23780655234023424″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/yonmei/statuses/24514916333395969″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/LeeJasper/statuses/23771093433065472″] Look folks, events can always be more representative, more diverse, more gender balanced. But look at #NetrootsUK and compare it to almost any Labour event […]

Technology, UK Politics

What’s the point of #NetrootsUK?

We’re half way through Netroots UK, and I am struggling with this event a bit. Here are a few tweets that raise some of the important questions: [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/davebriggs/status/23697235304775680″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/anthonypainter/status/23696610999402497″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/TalSz/status/23711278425972736″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/MarinaPepper/statuses/23704197320937472″] With the exception of Clifford Singer (he’s behind the ace MyDavidCameron and False Economy), the […]