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Orly airport Photo courtesy of Naotake Murayama (CC BY 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
05-03-2020
In April last year, civil demands to stop the privatization of one of France’s public ‘’crown jewels’’, the Groupe ADP, ex-Aéroports de Paris were recognized in the political arena by a broad array of political parties. By triggering a minority referendum procedure, the called ‘...
The ruins of the Panguna mine (Photo courtesy of Madlemurs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
06-02-2020
Lors du référendum de novembre dernier, avec un taux de participation de 87,4 %, le pourcentage d'électeurs bougainvilliens ayant opté pour l'indépendance atteint le chiffre convaincant de 97,7 %. La petite île de la mer Pacifique fait partie de l'État de Papouasie-Nouvelle-...
The ruins of the Panguna mine (Photo courtesy of Madlemurs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
06-02-2020
Beim Referendum im vergangenen November entschieden sich bei einer Wahlbeteiligung von 87,4 Prozent sage und schreibe 97,7 Prozent der Wähler*innen auf Bougainville für die Unabhängigkeit. Die kleine Insel im Pazifik ist Teil des Staates Papua-Neuguinea (PNG), genießt aber...
The ruins of the Panguna mine (Photo courtesy of Madlemurs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
06-02-2020
In last November’s referendum, with a turnout of 87,4 per cent, a staggering 97,7 per cent of Bougainvillean voters opted for independence. The small island in the Pacific Sea is part of the state of Papua New Guinea (PNG), but already enjoys a special autonomous status. However...
Participants at the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Taiwan
07-10-2019
Ein spezieller Demokratie-Zug, Unterschriftensammler in buddhistischen Tempeln, landesweite Demonstrationen für eine bessere Gesetzgebung: Ein Rückblick auf die partizipative Feier eines der Organisatoren des Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy 2019. /*-->*/ von Bruno...
Participants at the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Taiwan
07-10-2019
A special democracy train, signature gatherers in Buddhist temples, nationwide marches for better legislation: a look back at the participatory celebration by one of the organisers of the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy. By Bruno Kaufmann This article originally...
About the referendum
13-03-2019
Matt Qvortrup ist Professor für Angewandte Politikwissenschaft an der Universität von Coventry und ein Experte für Referenden. In seinem Buch The...
About the referendum
13-03-2019
Matt Qvortrup is Professor of Political Science at the University of Coventry and an expert on referendums. In his new book, The Referendum and Other...
Participants of the Study Tour - Photo by Jan Hagelstein
12-03-2019
Ireland is perhaps one of the most publicised examples of the phenomenon of citizens’ assemblies, or randomly-selected citizens that deliberate important national issues. The Irish Citizens’ Assembly and its predecessor, the Constitutional Convention, have resulted in three...
Let the people decide on Brexit
16-11-2018
Two years and 144 days after the historic vote, London and Brussels have finally agreed draft terms for their divorce. But to truly settle this messy period of British politics there is only one real option – let the people have their say again. Our...

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