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Why Europe needs a Citizens’ Assembly –

Why Europe needs a Citizens’ Assembly – | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
We need to make one thing clear: national democracies are no longer working, but European democracy is not yet working
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Democracy Festivals – Participatory democracy in the making

Democracy Festivals – Participatory democracy in the making | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Democracy Festivals Participatory democracy in the making Democracy festivals are social platforms where people can physically get together, talk to each other, listen, get inspired, exchange opinions and debate their ideas.
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A plan for Europe

A plan for Europe | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
We ask students at six universities across Europe to imagine its future. Here are the finalists.
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With meaningful conversations comes the true potential of participatory democracy

With meaningful conversations comes the true potential of participatory democracy | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
“Democracy often doesn’t work as it is supposed to. Decisions can be made in the interest of political parties, for example, rather than for the good of the people,” says Marcin Gerwin, who explains how he has been promoting participatory democracy in Poland.
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What next for digital social innovation? Realising the potential of people and technology to tackle big challenges

This report, produced as part of the DSI4EU project, maps the projects and organisations using technology to tackle social challenges across Europe, and explores the barriers to the growth of digital social innovation
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Participatory Organising: From Co-op to Network to Mass Movement

Participatory Organising: From Co-op to Network to Mass Movement | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
I have a hunch that 21st century democracy is going to be characterised by much more participation. I don’t mean mass opinion gathering: I’m thinking of a kind of participation that is transformative…
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Does digital democracy improve democracy?

Digital innovations
may change the quality of participation and the nature of democracy. How? Español 
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Encouraging Participatory Democracy: A Study of 30 Government Websites

Encouraging Participatory Democracy: A Study of 30 Government Websites | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
UXPA's User Experience magazine: covering the broad field of user experience.
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Our democracy is broken: here's a utopian idea for fixing it | Zoe Williams

Our democracy is broken: here's a utopian idea for fixing it | Zoe Williams | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Pessimism reigns, but if we could only reconnect then we might fall back in love with politics
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Democracy in the age of the Internet of Things

Democracy in the age of the Internet of Things | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Who wants to read up on candidates' policies, attend rallies or even watch a debate? You just want to jump into the bed of democracy with the one who turns..
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Transformative democracy: bringing the outside world in

Is there hope for a new
politics in European institutions? One insider-outsider says yes.
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What if, instead of the finance minister, the citizens set the budget?

What if, instead of the finance minister, the citizens set the budget? | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Today elected representatives take the tough decisions about public finances behind closed doors. But what if the people did so instead?
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Democracy 2.0 – Online voting first step towards Digital Democracy

Democracy 2.0 – Online voting first step towards Digital Democracy | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Blockchain and MiVote offer a blueprint for Democracy 2.0. [...]
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Deliberative democracy must rise to the threat of populist rhetoric

Deliberative democracy must rise to the threat of populist rhetoric | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Populist politics would appear to have left deliberative democracy by the wayside, but innovations that engage citizens in reasoned decision-making have much to offer.
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Connecting the Dots Between Open Government and Civic Engagement

Connecting the Dots Between Open Government and Civic Engagement | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
When government data makes use of data visualization tools, the world simply opens up.
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A grassroots democracy toolkit for civil society

A grassroots democracy toolkit for civil society | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
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Democracy needs more than elections and rule of law

Democracy needs more than elections and rule of law | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
In the democratic upheaval of the 21st century, citizens still want the protection of laws and the ability to choose representatives
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Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
This paper shares lessons from Nesta’s research into some of the pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place across Europe and beyond
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Why Co-Creation: We need democracy in democracies

Why Co-Creation: We need democracy in democracies | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
The real meaning of co-creation and participatory processes is not listening to more opinions and fine-tuning the outcomes accordingly but honestly open-ended deliberation and distributed decision-making on things that matter to us. That is how these processes can bring more democracy in democracy. Outi Kuittinen from Demos Helsinki talks to Eduardo Staszowski, Director of The Parsons Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability Lab at The New School in NYC, about expanding the opportunities for democracy from short-term election cycle exercise into an ongoing practice, and what design has to give…
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DELIBERATIVE PARTICIPATION AND PERSONALITY:
THE EFFECT OF TRAITS, SITUATIONS AND
MOTIVATION

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Portugal has announced the world's first nationwide participatory budget

Portugal has announced the world's first nationwide participatory budget | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
Portugal has announced the world’s first participatory budget on a national scale. The project will let people submit ideas for what the government should spend its money on, and then vote on which ideas are adopted. Although participatory budgeting has become increasingly popular around the world in the past few years, it has so far been confined to cities and regions, and no countr
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Democracy Is Getting A Reboot On The Blockchain

Democracy Is Getting A Reboot On The Blockchain | Citizen participation in Europe | Scoop.it
A startup from Latin America, Democracy Earth, is fighting corruption through Internet voting technology.
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