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On Voters Not Voting - Part III: Solutions

In Part I of this project, we looked at the reasons people give for not voting, and in Part II, we looked at the demographics … who isn’t voting, and why.  1,593 more words

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On Voters Not Voting - Part II: The Demographics

Only 67% or all eligible voters are even registered to vote.  That is only two out of every three adults.  In Part I of this project, I looked at the reasons people gave for not voting, some of which were ludicrous, such as “forgot”, “weather”, and “too busy”.  958 more words

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BiE update & Minutes of 4th UKCA meeting, 9 January 2018

Our first meeting of 2018 was held at Café Ministerium on 9 January. Many thanks to all who came! The registration system seemed to work well. 227 more words


Insiders, Outsiders and Improper Legalese: Test of Citizenship and ‘Foreigners’ in Assam

Prasenjit Biswas

A large number of Indian citizens who voted and elected governments in Assam as well as the central legislature are subjected to a process of verification of their citizenship documents. 1,459 more words


Assam NRC process drives citizens to death: Case of Hanif Khan

This new year a sad news has shaken the people of Barak Valley, the southern part of North East Indian state of Assam comprising of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi districts. 2,137 more words


The political class still doesn’t understand the reasons for Brexit, and until it does, we Remain at risk

The background of the Government reshuffle today lends itself well to many different explanations. Depending on which publications you read, listen to or just review, you are bound to get at least a slightly different take on someone else’s interpretation of what will one way or another end up as doom and gloom. 692 more words

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