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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

Essays

Credit where credit's due: an under-appreciated reason why Britain voted for Brexit - and a possible solution

This morning, Theresa May tweeted this. She must have got up pretty early on a Saturday morning to make that nice infographic. Who’d be prime minister, eh? 757 more words

Politics

For the many, not the few: how can we get a better politics?

There has been much debate (not least on this site) about ways to improve the political process. Various suggestions have been made, designed to improve the way we govern ourselves, and to encourage greater involvement. 3,900 more words

Democracy

Les conventions citoyennes, condition du renouvellement démocratique ?

Alors que le président de la République a appelé au lancement de « conventions démocratiques » lors de son discours sur l’Europe à la Sorbonne, dans… 996 more words

European Politics

New evidence review: equality in community engagement

Equality and community engagement are central to core policy developments and frameworks that guide current public sector reform: i.e. Christie Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services; Community Empowerment Act 2015; Fairer Scotland; Convention of Scottish Local Authorities’ Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy. 78 more words

News

New home for the Democracy Café

UPDATE: 9 DECEMBER

The fourth Democracy Café was held in our new home at the Playhouse on Saturday and the topic chosen was whether the key utilities should be nationalized.  127 more words

Salisbury Compass

The next Democracy Café

UPDATE: we had our third meeting today and it was a great success with 30 people who came.  We will publish a brief report soon.  Peter… 18 more words

Salisbury Compass