Tag: Democracy

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‘We set up councils in prisons, giving inmates a voice to improve things’ User Voice has established councils in more than 25 prisons to try to create space for solution-focused dialogue between residents and staff... Democracy Justice Society
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Defying expectations: 5 gains for democracy from GE2017 Following a rollercoaster general election in which voters called the prime minister Theresa May's bluff and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's a... Politics Society
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Record number of female MPs win seats in 2017 general election A record number of female MPs will take up seats in the House of Commons after more than 200 women were elected in Thursday’s general electi... Politics Society
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All together now: 'the age of the citizen' in facts and figures From participatory democracy to local currencies, signs abound that communities are taking power back into their own hands. Our pick of fasc... Economics Society
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Democracy for the digital age: crowdfunded project to disrupt party politics Party politics no longer represents the silent majority, say those behind a new crowdfunding movement, but millions of people want to be inv... Democracy Politics Society
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6 women who made history in the US election Though the US didn’t see a woman elected to the highest office this week, other women running on platforms of equality and progressive refor... Archive Democracy Society
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