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The general election

I thought this blog from the UK Constitutional Law Association might be of interest.

And this one in The Guardian regarding a progressive alliance.


Build the Democracy Machine

From the distinguished Dr. John Gastil of Penn State: an argument—and a model—for a digital network that effectively connects and advances democratic deliberation and action: the… 224 more words


Paper - Deliberative innovations: Using ‘mini-publics’ to improve participation and deliberation at the Scottish Parliament

This paper (co-authored with Stephen Elstub) introduces a range of democratic innovations known as ‘mini-publics’ and outlines key features, how they work, and how they may improve opportunities for citizens to contribute to parliamentary deliberation. 14 more words

Deliberative Democracy

The retreat of reason

IS the Good Society compatible with the retreat of reason? In so far as the Good Society depends in part on the creation of a ‘truly democratic’ society then I think there is at the very least a tension. 1,345 more words

Salisbury Compass


I thought this article by David Bohm  might be of interest in relation to our proposal to set up a Democracy Café.

Dickie. 6 more words


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

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