The War on the Commonweal: Making a Stand in 2014

  • Jane Jones Community activist and Stephen Maxwell Memorial Lecturer


The onslaught from neo-liberal orthodoxy is a war that not only targets the most vulnerable, but relentlessly attacks the social fabric ‘the commonweal’ that binds us together .The referendum debate in Scotland is creating a unique moment in our history to challenge the picture that is constantly presented to us, to invigorate our democratic frontline and to draw inspiration from others who have taken a stand in finding an alternative future.

How to Cite
Jones, J. (2014) “The War on the Commonweal: Making a Stand in 2014”, Concept, 5(1), p. 11. Available at: (Accessed: 25November2020).