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Deliberative Democracy

Democracy needs renewal. 

Deliberative democracy is about listening to people again. A way to fight fake news, apathy, and divison by creating spaces to talk and learn.

We are using deliberative democracy in our work and supporting the growth of citizens' assemblies around the world. 

How to run a citizens’ assembly

We reflect on the citizens' assemblies we have run and existing advice to provide a practical guide on how to run your own citizens' assembly. Includes real-world examples and personal stories.

James Fishkin on deliberative polling

Matthew Taylor's lecture on deliberative democracy

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