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The route through the hills

Demanding Democracy is like the route through the hills. 

Hard climbing, too many wrong trails and a thousand obstacles in the way.

However there are some useful maps if you can read them properly and the odd helpful guide to be listened to carefully.

Above all success breeds confidence so even small steps in the right direction are well worth taking.

Sometimes small steps turn out to be the best. Continue reading

Demanding Democracy cuts both ways.

Our democracy is a poor weedy thing cut off from the rich public participation that should feed it by dissent free party politics, a trivialising media and a centralising London -based state. All breeding the cynicism and apathy which allows elites to do what they like to us.
However, democracy makes its own demands on us. It isn’t something that can be done from an armchair, Continue reading