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If you want democracy to work, you have to make work democratic
Power without responsibility is the innate feature of our rulers; the rest live lives of responsibility without power.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 13:27 GMT
Seriously, what's so funny about a trillion dollar coin?
Our natural reluctance to consider how banks make money has been encouraged by the silence of those we trust.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 12:40 GMT
Which way to the information commons?
The temptation of insiders to "control and manipulate information" is open to challenge by an "inrush of outsiders".
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 07:40 GMT
This machine makes publics
How does one balance the need to improve conditions now with ambitions for economic and social transformation?
Last updated: 25 Dec 2012 12:02 GMT
Draining the swamps
Calling for "radical republicanism" in one of the world's oldest monarchies might seem like a strange thing to do.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2012 11:23 GMT
What is, and isn't, to be done?
We must take into account the geography of political organisation in order to alter the logic of parliamentary politics.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 08:31 GMT
A note on causes
If we want to make "another world" possible, we need communication that cuts through the grandstanding of politicians.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 07:51 GMT
A separation of powers
The BBC crisis gives the UK an opportunity to think about the kind of communications system a large democracy needs.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 12:50 GMT
A reformation in banking
Low interest rates increased the gap in wealth between those able and willing to borrow large amounts and everyone else.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 08:25 GMT
The pied piper of economic growth
It's time to distinguish between GDP growth and the common interest - they aren't always the same thing, says Dan Hind.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2012 08:15 GMT
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