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What does Brexit mean for digital democracy?

Democracy Club was asked by a journalist where it would go post-referendum. I attempted to write a quick response…which turned into a not-so-quick response. Unsurprisingly, the journo ditched it — but I think it’s still worth publishing here. 1,055 more words

Thinking

It's not what we decide on Thursday that's worrying me. It's how.

By Nathalie Hulbert.

Young people are being wrongfully underrepresented, and for no good reason.

With the EU referendum fast approaching, it would appear that the younger and older generation are becoming increasingly polarised. 918 more words

Online Voting

What referendum? How the credibility of British politics pivots on a developing democracy

By Joe Carton.

It’s Thursday, 23rd June 2016. 7:00am. Two weeks into the European Championships and four days before the start of Wimbledon. The alarm on your phone rattles the room. 691 more words

Online Voting

Hope vs. Hate - The media of being right vs. winning.

Human beings are not wired to find the truth, they are wired to win.  It’s basic human nature.  You defend what you believe to be true,  1,357 more words

Brett Lotriet Best

Digital democracy and user needs

I recently watched the following video from the Digital Leaders Programme.

BBC Click’s Kate Russell discussed Digital Democracy with Helen Milner (Tinder Foundation and The Digital Democracy Commission), Kulveer Ranger (Atos) and Anthony Zacharzewski (DemSoc). 475 more words

Digital Democracy

Immersive Storytelling.

It’s the 13 August 2017 and the world as you know it has changed.  

Today, the UK parliament will vote on sending troops into South Africa as the civil war that has raged since 1999 has reached a crisis point.   700 more words

Brett Lotriet Best

CEO's, serial killers and winning in the Media industry.

Hunter S Thompson wrote in Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the ’80’s

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason…

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