Citizen's Assemblies

A collection of articles and resources to do with people's assemblies, sortition and ideas around direct democracy.
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Created on 27 Dec 2018

A collection of articles and resources to do with citizen's assemblies, sortition and ideas around direct democracy.

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Thu, 12/27/2018
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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.
27 Jan. 2019 by
A short video introduction to XR concept for Citizens Assemblies from Keith Garrett at Sortition Foundation (part of a Zoom conference for XR)
3 Jan. 2019 by
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.