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At this very moment, history in Europe is being written. The future of the European Union is being haggled and gambled over in a state of panic and helplessness. Democracy International instead calls for a proper debate to lay the foundation for a better, more democratic and...
In view of the popular vote in Greece on the bailout terms on Sunday (5 July 2015), Democracy International demands to adopt proper forms of modern direct democracy - and to make the EU fully democratic. ”The upcoming popular vote in Greece on two key documents by the so-...
With a popular vote on the complex bailout terms coming up this weekend, Europe and the world once again has to revisit its suboptimal handling of modern direct democracy, writes Bruno Kaufmann, board member of Democracy International and editor-in-chief at people2power.info,...
The popular vote in Greece on the bailout terms on 5 July 2015 demonstrated the incompatibility between national democracies and international economic governance regimes. A reason for Democracy International to demand proper forms of modern direct democracy in both Greece and...
In Greece many people search for alternative ways to organise their society. At an event in Athens on July 8 they discussed their ideas about the necessary changes of the political system. Among the visitors were Greek activists fighting against the privatisation of water supply...
Petros Vourlis is an electrical engineer by profession. He lives in Athens. Petros Vourlis has been campaigning for direct democracy in his country for two years. He has translated into Greek the book “Direct Democracy. Facts and Arguments about the introduction of initiative...
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