Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Supporting the Coalition for Change

Good going, you guys.

A couple of years ago I was listening to a member of a Mexican opposition party talk about his experience of being part of forming a left to centre-left coalition. It took 20 years, he said.

Various leaders had agreed to present a united front on the issues they needed each other's support for - while still maintaining each party's independence. A good idea but it didn't take.
He explained it wasn't until enough of their grassroots supporters became involved in both debating their differences and defending the coalition at the same time that it really began to work.
I hope we're up to it. Thank you for making this start.

April Reign made a great "Supporting the Coalition for Change" button on a transparent background which you can find on the sidebar at Creekside. Here's the code if you would like to display it too - just enclose it in brackets < >

img src="http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o184/bloggingchange/coalitionbutton.png" alt="Support the Coalition" border="0" /
April's design is based on the original Coalition Bloggers badge which you can download here, for those who would prefer not to include party logos.

Cross-posted at Creekside

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