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The Good Society

In view of the fact that there still seems to be some confusion over what Compass is all about, I thought the link below might be of some help. 12 more words

Salisbury Compass

Deliberating Electoral System Reform: Notes from a League of Women Voters Consensus Meeting

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The Pensacola Bay Area chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) held a “consensus meeting” on February 18, 2017 at the Tryon Library in Pensacola to build consensus on several aspects of Florida’s current primary electoral system. 1,247 more words

U.S. Politics

Deliberative Democracy in Action

This section of my research still needs work. I am currently working to read more reports of different deliberative forums across the country and across the world.  1,636 more words

Do the People Govern? A Look Into the Relevance Deliberative Democracy has in the Modern American Political Climate

The fifth of November of 2012 was a hectic day. It was the day before the Presidential election. Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania buzzed with nervous excitement about the re-election of President Obama. 1,645 more words

Ron Levy and Graeme Orr: To Save Democracy, Reform the Law

The US election just passed has made many people wonder about the merits of democracy. If an election can still be won using the dark rhetorics of earlier, troubled times in Western history, then they may have a point. 1,020 more words

Judicial Review

My notes for the Commission on Scottish Parliament reform

On 26 October 2016, the independent Commission on Parliamentary Reform was established by the Presiding Officer to look at how the Scottish Parliament can engage better with the people of Scotland and how its work can be improved to deliver better scrutiny. 52 more words


Calling it democratic doesn't make it democratic

I feel like a broken record sometimes. It seems like every single time I interact with a Brexit supporter it boils down to them making some version of the statement “we won, shut up”. 1,010 more words