Connect with us:

All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘citizens’

  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    How to have a say in the 2015 manifestos

    All over the country small groups of people are writing manifestos for the country’s future. Each party has teams of people drafting and testing policies to entice voters next May. Each team is blitzed by lobbyists from all directions, including Democracy Matters, and tested almost …

    Read More
  • Involve

    Involve

    Making participation count

    Read More
  • Speakers Corner Trust

    Speakers’ Corner Trust

    Promoting free expression, public debate and active citizenship

    Read More
  • The Democracy Trust

    The Democracy Trust

    For over 14 years we have been involved in advising/lobbying (at all levels) to influence politicians and their support teams to develop a democratic system designed for the needs of the majority of citizens rather than the minority political establishment. Visit the Democracy Trust site

    Read More
  • Titus3

    Developing Democracy Through Citizens’ Policy Forums

    Titus Alexander
    Convener, Democracy Matters

    A Parliament for Health could develop a model for “Citizens’ Policy Forums” to improve democratic government by strengthening public participation and connecting civil society with the political process in new ways, using interactive meetings, the internet and imaginative forms of active participation, round the issues people care about. They would be a form of practical political education, through which people learn how to contribute their experience and expertise about health to the policy-making process.

    Read More
  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    Why we need a national Forum for Britain in the World

    A national “Forum for Britain in the World” could give everyone a say in the debate about the future of Europe, so that we the people can say what kind of Europe we want as the negotiations develop, not just in a referendum after everything …

    Read More
  • Pdf

    Citizens Policy Forums

    Read More
  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    The Flaw: learning economic citizenship and how the world works

    The Flaw is a remarkable documentary film about the origins of the financial crisis. It is named after Alan Greenspan’s pained remark to the US Congress that “I have found a flaw in the model that defines how the world works and I was shocked.” …

    Read More
  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    How To Help Politicians Work For You

    They come into office promising to be our servants, but soon the pressure of events, inertia of institutions and more powerful forces take over. They work for you, but they can’t read your mind and many others are also making demands. You need to get …

    Read More
  • From Our Practical Politics Blog

    Why learn practical politics?

    Now is the time to learn practical politics, because that’s how we the people will get the government we deserve. What actually happens after this election depends on a ceaseless dance between money markets, government departments, parliament, press, business, pressure groups, new technology, chance and …

    Read More
Skip to toolbar