The UK’s political system simply isn’t working. It doesn’t have to be this way.
The police have imposed draconian restrictions on protest
When XR invited us to host a workshop about democracy and the climate crisis, we couldn’t resist…
We went on strike and stood in solidarity with strikers around the world to demand action on the climate crisis
Our constitution is corrupt and reform isn’t working. So what do we do about it?
Maybe it's time to codify climate action.
Our archaic political system isn’t built to handle the challenges we face as a society.
We’re looking to you for answers - what do you think?
As Conservative party members elect our Prime MInister later this month, they will be creating a new constitutional precedent.
The Conservative Party is electing a new leader who will get to decide the fate of us all.
The UK has a broken pay-to-play political system which is allowing our democracy to be bought by the highest bidder.
As the Prime Minister demanded yet again that MPs vote for her Brexit deal, it's worth asking if we still have a true democracy?
Children having to demand politicians do the most basic part of their jobs - protecting the public
Why is everyone acting like this is fine?
So many women who changed the course of history still get left out of our stories
The power imbalance sewn into the fabric of our politics leaves local democracy vulnerable
Amusement (and entertainingly, adoration for John Bercow) at the British debating style was felt across the European continent after many tuned in for the debate on the first Brexit vote a few weeks ago.
Will the solutions presented by the Independent Group solve the big challenges we face?
Senior and influential politicians are breaking the rules and getting away with it
If we want to restore faith in politics, power needs to come from Westminster to communities. Giving local councils meaningful power is where this could start.
Tessa van Rens looks at whether representation in politics really matters, and whether greater diversity improves decision making.
What is a citizens’ assembly, and can this innovative model of deliberative democracy help get us out of the Brexit deadlock?
In the wake of Theresa May’s deal being rejected, it’s anybody’s guess what happens next. What is clear is that if want to heal the divisions cast wide open by Brexit, and address the root causes that drove a majority of voters to support leaving the EU, we need to embark on a democratic revolution.
Brexit has left the UK’s political system and future mired in uncertainty. But it has also made one thing exceptionally clear: that the UK’s constitutional settlement does not protect the democratic functions it is assumed to serve and is no longer fit for purpose in a modern democracy.
Brexit Britain needs is a rebooted democracy, and new polling by Unlock Democracy and YouGov shows that the public agrees.
The big issues we’re facing won’t go away with wishful thinking - we need radical solutions