26.12.2009 // by Perry Walker // View comments
Browsing through the ideas contributed to Power 2010, I was struck by two things. Firstly, people care about democracy. The enthusiasm and imagination on display, gives lie to the story of the apathetic and disengaged public often peddled by journalists and politicians. Secondly, there is a great deal of disagreement about what needs to be done. More »
17.12.2009 // by Guy Aitchison // View comments
There is a wide and growing body of support in the UK for lowering the voting age to 16. At 16 years old you can marry, live independently, and pay taxes, argue campaigners, so why shouldn't you be allowed to vote?
16.12.2009 // by Tehmina Kazi // View comments
What do you do when you are stuck in traffic because 15 protesters have descended on your peaceful little suburb, and the entire area is gridlocked with police vans carrying 800 officers? You grumble under your breath, as this is your hard-earned tax money going down the pan. This tiny group seem to be campaigning against the local mosque extension, and are carrying what appears to be "anti-Peperami" placards. More »
11.12.2009 // by Guy Aitchison // View comments
Just a quick post to draw your attention to a fasincating article by James Murray Wells which appears in Wired magazine. More »
10.12.2009 // by Tyler McGee // View comments
There has been a growing concern in my heart. Over and over, I have heard the same complaints from people (like myself) who feel disenfranchised by politics.
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