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Γενική σημασία

Με την άμεση δημοκρατία στην Ελλάδα εννοούμε ότι οι πολίτες της χώρας θα έχουν το δικαίωμα να ψηφίζουν σε οποιοδήποτε θέμα τους αφορά και επηρεάζει τη ζωή τους, σε τοπικό, περιφερειακό ή εθνικό επίπεδο. 178 more words

Direct Democracy

Quick notes from 'Contact democracy for the hyper-connected age' event

Policy Network and the Barrow Cadbury Trust are running a great little series of events under the umbrella title of ‘Understanding the Populist Signal’. Last night’s was ‘ 745 more words

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Democracy Rebooted: Participation for a digital age

By William Louch.

Representative democracies are in the midst of a crisis. The age of the party is over. Turnout at elections is declining across Europe with (almost) every passing election, whilst the disconnect between political parties and wider society is made increasingly apparent with every photograph tweeted by Emily Thornberry. 694 more words

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SCOTTISH REFERENDUM

SCOTTISH REFERENDUM

For Immediate Release                                               September 19, 2014

Statement by the President on the Results of the Scottish Referendum

We welcome the result of yesterday’s referendum on Scottish independence and congratulate the people of Scotland for their full and energetic exercise of democracy. 78 more words

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Digital Democracy--Countable App

I have never considered myself particularly politically literate–while I do watch news programs (and like many of my generation,  watch satire shows like “The Colbert Report” and “Real Time with Bill Maher”) and know a bit about what is going on politically, I don’t feel I know enough nor contribute enough. 551 more words

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A lesson in modern democracy from Hong Kong's latest protest movement

New York’s Boss Tweed, who in the mid-19 century ruled with an iron fist the city’s corrupt Tammany Hall, once famously—or perhaps infamously—said, “I don’t care who gets to do the electing, as  1,183 more words

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