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Climate change, the pandemic, social injustice, wars – how our governments deal with these issues shows that we must have a different way of doing things. Rebooting Democracy is about going back to the original form of democracy – random …

More than ever we need to make decisions for ourselves Read More »

Rebooting Democracy is aiming to change the entire UK to use real democracy. We will have people standing in local elections initially and spreading the methods and messages to change our democratic system. Rebooting Democracy is a party with only one item on …

Time for a Democratic Reboot Read More »

This is done by Jon Harvey, comedian and classicist (and also the force behind Lord Buckethead and Count Binface) has made a brilliant series about Sortition. Really worth a listen: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000b4qq/episodes/guide

When most people talk about democracy they normally directly equate that with voting. Real democracy is letting the people rule themselves. This is currently what people think voting gives them. It doesn’t. Elections give us an adversarial process, enabled by funding of …

Voting is a terrible way to select representatives. Vote for me. Read More »

I happened upon a BBC programme called You’re Dead to Me which was about general elections and how they came about. It’s a programme for people who don’t really like history. It’s also a bit rude in places I seem …

The History of General Elections Read More »