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Jay Theis: Deliberative Democracy

Jay Theis, author of “Political Science, Civic Engagement, and the Wicked Problems of Democracy”, argues for a more “deliberative” democratic process, where we “deliberate” instead of debate for the mere purpose of winning and losing. 636 more words

Democracy Café on 10 March

The next meeting of Salisbury Democracy Café will be held on Saturday 10 March between 10am and noon at Salisbury Playhouse. Hope to see you there.


Prospects for e-democracy in Europe

Written by Gianluca Quaglio, Carys Lawrie and Nada Alkhayat,

E-participation in politics is expanding worldwide, driven by the development of digital tools that can be used for citizen involvement – social media, deliberative software, e-voting systems – and growing access to the internet. 528 more words


"Hot Take": Science Education, Philosophical Literacy, and Reality

I have a longer feature-ish piece that I am working on (and have been for far too long) on the theme of ‘Realism’ and the worries I have that our seeming addiction to the certainty, power, and self-satisfaction it creates is slowly strangling democracy (and diversity), but I thought I would get people ready with a reaction I had to… 497 more words

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Democracy Café focused on taxing land and the problem of inequality

Taxing land

The Democracy Café concentrated on two topics at its last meeting: whether we should tax land and the problem of inequality.  1,380 more words

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Democracy Café 10 February

THE next Salisbury Democracy Café is tomorrow, Saturday 10 February between 10am and noon at Salisbury Playhouse.  See you there!

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MLK and Civility in an Era of Shitholes

The president is at it again. This week, in a White House meeting on immigration reform, and just days before the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. 1,422 more words