#CitizenRoute73 All Women List (by Jo Sullivan)

The 2019 elections to the European Parliament may elect transnational candidates. Why not give a boost to modernity and have an all woman list for the first-ever transnational candidates? In the 2014 elections to the European Parliament 37% women and 63% men were elected. What does that say about the representativeness of the European Parliament? … Continue reading #CitizenRoute73 All Women List (by Jo Sullivan)

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Brando Benifei, MEP (IT) send his best wishes of success to #CitizensRoute73 (vidéo)

Watch here the contribution Brando Benifei (IT), one of the youngest members of the European Parliament (Democratic Party), on #CitizensRoute73 (video in English). Brando, 31, studied law at the University of Bologna, was Erasmus student in London and studied at the London School of Economics and ISPI in Milan. In 2007, he was elected head … Continue reading Brando Benifei, MEP (IT) send his best wishes of success to #CitizensRoute73 (vidéo)

Deliberative condorcism and participative democracy proposals for a peoples’ Europe – Andrea Surbone (PER) on #CitizensRoute73

There have been decades of direct democracy experimentation, and under this name has become overwhelmingly manifold forms of citizen participation in politics, among which there is the participatory democracy I want to talk about. ... Read here the contribution by Andrea to the #CitizensRoute73 on the Workshop "Political projects to fuel a common European public … Continue reading Deliberative condorcism and participative democracy proposals for a peoples’ Europe – Andrea Surbone (PER) on #CitizensRoute73

A topolgy for grassroots democracy – Pedrojuan Rodríguez Girones, DiEM25 on #CitizensRoute73

From 500 million Europeans you will probably never have more than 500.000 people interested in an active political live, however, that should be enough to ensure true democracy. However, this is already a very large number to take part in a single conversation. At the centre of grassroots democracy lies the individual. Her thoughts, fears … Continue reading A topolgy for grassroots democracy – Pedrojuan Rodríguez Girones, DiEM25 on #CitizensRoute73