May, 2009

People power

Brian Brivati  |  31 May 2009

Our democracy has been fundamentally weakened, but it could be strenghthened by how we respond now

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Citizen central

  |  30 May 2009

We need a cross-party mechanism to consider constitutional reform with the full engagement of the public

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Citizen Central

Caroline Flint MP  |  30 May 2009

We need a cross-party mechanism to consider constitutional reform with the full engagement of the public

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Real Reform Now!

  |  30 May 2009

Progress campaign for a citizens' convention

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Statement

  |  29 May 2009

Politicians of all parties are beginning to identify the abuse of the expenses rules as a wider systemic problem which has its roots in the powerlessness the public feels in the face of our over-centralised institutions and political culture. The leaders of the main parties are talking the language of political change, but our democracy …

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Overdue change

Jude Robinson  |  29 May 2009

The debate on reforming our political system has to be removed from MPs’ vested interests

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About

  |  29 May 2009

The MPs’ expenses controversy has plunged politics into crisis, says Stephen Twigg – but it is also an opportunity for overdue radical reformStephen Twigg, Progress magazine, June 2009 PM calls for ‘major reform’ of politicsToday programme, BBC R4, 1 June 2009 Labour campaign for a Citizens’ Convention on Constitutional ReformJessica Asato, LabourList, 31 May 2009 …

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Continuing the fight

Richard Lane  |  29 May 2009

Proposition 8 demonstrates how easily our hard won rights can be undermined

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Out of the ashes

Editorial  |  29 May 2009

Labour must use the crisis in politics to forge a new era of democratic renewal

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What we’re reading: 29 May 2009

  |  29 May 2009

Your daily progressive news round-up!

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