A popular assembly (or people's assembly) is a gathering called to address issues of importance to participants. ... Some assemblies are of people from a location, some from a given workplace, industry or educational establishment others are called to address a specific issue. The idea is gaining traction at the moment in the UK, given the Westminster chaos around Brexit.
It's clear that conventional political systems in the UK are no longer fit for purpose. Now is the time to start looking at supplanting our creaking outmoded structures and mechanisms with new ways we can collectively reach consensus over the key issues of our times.