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How can we improve democracy, today? In this podcast series, Ben Fowkes from Delib speaks with people working in publicly accountable organisations, civic society and the third sector to hear how they are making practical change.

How can we improve democracy, today? In this podcast series, Ben Fowkes from Delib speaks with people working in publicly accountable organisations, civic society and the third sector to hear how they are making practical change.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

How can we improve democracy, today? In this podcast series, Ben Fowkes from Delib speaks with people working in publicly accountable organisations, civic society and the third sector to hear how they are making practical change.

Twitter:

@DelibThinks

Language:

English

Contact:

0845 638 1848


Episodes

10 Practical Democracy Retrospective

12/10/2020
Delib rounds off Season 1 with a look back at some memorable moments from previous episodes of the Practical Democracy Podcast.

Duration:00:22:14

09 Simon Parker

8/6/2020
Simon Parker speaks to Delib's Ben Fowkes about his recent post ‘Conservative anarchism, self-organisation and the future of government’.

Duration:01:04:06

08 The Scrutiny Special with Ed Hammond

7/9/2020
Director of Research and Campaigns at Centre for Public Scrutiny, Ed Hammond, speaks to Delib’s Ben Fowkes about what scrutiny actually is, and the role it plays within a functioning democracy.

Duration:01:19:13

07 Dr. Roslyn Fuller

6/2/2020
Digital Democracy expert, columnist and author Dr. Roslyn Fuller speaks to Delib's Ben Fowkes on how she became dedicated to working in the field, Athenian Democracy, the concept of anti-democrats and systematic problems with representative politics.

Duration:01:25:15

06 Bex Rae-Evans

5/15/2020
Delib's Ben Fowkes speaks to Bex Rae-Evans from Tech for Good Live on topics ranging from using service design in a time of crisis to helping organisations adapt to a new life working online.

Duration:01:00:19

05 Carolyn Hassan

4/7/2020
Delib's Ben Fowkes speaks with founder and director of Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol, Carolyn Hassan, on how they are supporting social action using technology and arts.

Duration:01:25:05

04 Democracy in A time of Misery with Dr. Nicole Curato

3/25/2020
Sociologist Dr. Nicole Curato chats to Delib's Ben Fowkes about her work and new book, 'Democracy in A time of Misery: From Spectacular Tragedies to Deliberative Action'. Get Nicole's book: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/democracy-in-a-time-of-misery-9780198842484?cc=gb&lang=en&

Duration:01:05:41

03 #NotWestminster Special Part 2

3/13/2020
Kevin Davies, Head of Public Engagement at the National Assembly for Wales, speaks to Delib’s Ben Fowkes when attending #NotWestminster 2020.

Duration:00:44:42

02 #NotWestminster Special Part 1

2/21/2020
Carl Whistlecraft from Kirklees Council, Kate Grigg from Centre for Public Scrutiny and Joe Mitchell from Democracy Club speak to Delib’s Ben Fowkes when attending #NotWestminster 2020.

Duration:00:56:53

01 Dr. Rebecca Rumbul

10/29/2019
Dr. Rebecca Rumbul, Head of Research at mySociety, speaks to Delib’s Ben Fowkes on making practical change.

Duration:00:57:49