#EURef: ‘That’s Democracy’: but is it the type of democracy we want?

The Democratic Society is more committed than ever to helping bring about a more participative democracy. Many people may feel a lot of cognitive dissonance around democracy right now. 17.4 million people seemingly disagree with 16.1 million people, and just fewer than 13 million people, who were eligible to vote but chose not to, have […]

Britain can be the real winner of the EU referendum: why we all need to be talking about Europe

  ‘How (not) to talk about Europe’  is a recent publication from the independent think tank Britain’s Future, that advises both the ‘In’ and ‘Out’ campaigns to change their narrative so as to involve and engage the wider public, leaving a lasting legacy of public participation. In this sense, we all need to be talking about […]

Future Europe: Talk Europe

On the 10th February 2014 European Commission is holding an event at the Royal Institution in London called the ‘Citizens’ Dialogue’. Attendees will meet with European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding and have the opportunity to shape new policy ideas for the European Commission. If you would like attend this event please register here. Talk Europe: European […]