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Our staff and members contribute to the growing discussion on modernising democracy. Discover some of our recent contributions here.

Power at Work: Accountability, Honesty & Challenge

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Power at Work: Permission & Trust

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Exeter Guild Democracy Review

A look into Demsoc’s work with the Students’ Union for the University of Exeter

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Youth changing politics and driving climate action in Poland: Part 2

Driving climate and political action, an interview with Dominik Madej, Polish youth activist - Part 2

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Youth changing politics and driving climate action in Poland: Part 1

Driving climate and political action, an interview with Dominik Madej, Polish youth activist - Part 1

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COP26: Demsoc investigate democracy in climate action

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Introducing PSi, an audio platform for deliberative democracy

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How can citizen voices advance digital rights?

The Citizen Voices for Digital Rights programme was funded by the City Coalition for Digital Rights and engaged the cities of Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Milan and Tirana. It sought to address the role of digital technologies and develop a practical approach to improve the active participation of citizens in data collection, data governance and knowledge creation. It also sought to co-design pathways for citizens to advocate for their own, and their communities', digital rights.

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