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We must be aware of becoming busybodies

This morning a Friend brought a selection of books he was discarding to Meeting for Worship. I could not resist and picked out a few gems related to my current research project. 204 more words

Here we go again, the parliamentary petitions site has re-opened – what roles can it play?

The House of Commons and government collaborative e-petitions site re-opened on 11 September, following an extended break during the general election and the early months of the new parliament. 1,079 more words


Petitions: Invigorating Democracy

The House of Commons Petitions Committee has just announced that MPs will debate on 20 February 2017 the prospective state visit to the UK by Donald Trump. 1,069 more words

Citizen Engagement

Are online protests really protests?

Protest is a performance, whether it is signing a petition or vandalising property, but the effect of the performance is largely dependent on the activists and the claims they are making. 475 more words