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Citizens’ assemblies go mainstream: a way to bring about radical change? Citizens across the UK are convening to address issues such as the climate crisis and Brexit. Could they help to overcome political deadlock... Politics UK
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The Devonshire town that transformed local democracy As part of our United Kingdom of Solutions focus, we meet deputy mayor and deputy chair of Buckfastleigh town council, Pam Barrett. The sout... Democracy Politics Society UK
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Revolution in Frome: Flatpack Democracy Amid a wave of action to reinvigorate local government in the south west of England, this book by a former town council leader offers hope t... Democracy Politics Society UK
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Ireland's first gay prime minister is formally elected Leo Varadkar has made history in Ireland by becoming the country’s first openly gay prime minister, as well as the youngest... Politics
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Political and media rivals unite ahead of Jo Cox-inspired weekend of unity A year on from the murder of MP Jo Cox, this weekend’s Great Get Together will see people and organisations who usually sit on opposing side... Politics Society
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Voters elect the most diverse parliament ever There will be a record 51 ethnic minority MPs in the new House of Commons, telling a ‘positive story about integration’... Politics Society
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