July 16, 2008
Dissent Protects Democracy
The National Coalition for Independent Action is a new alliance of organisations and individuals who have come together out of frustration at the way in which the Third Sector is losing its ability to act independent of the state
The Coalition is a new alliance of organisations and individuals who have come together out of frustration and anger to object to the state of UK Voluntary and Community Sectors. They believe there is a crisis in the sector’s ability to act independently from Government and other powerful interests, and to be part of the checks they need within our democracy. This threat to independent action will, unless challenged, undermine our civil society, our political health, and the capacity of communities to get what they need for themselves.
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