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#INNDEM2017 Speaker: Kal Turnbull

Kal Turnbull is the founder of ‘Change My View’ subreddit. He set out to do the impossible: cordon off a space for measured, civil conversation between people who believe in different things. Now there are over 450.000 members on ‘Change My View’....

Political Parties in the Digital Age

Speech by Dr. Will Derks on 15 July 2017 Fifth Forum of Young Politicians of the South Caucasus and Ukraine Tbilisi, Georgia Ladies and gentlemen! Some two weeks ago, the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democrat Party (LDP) lost the regional elections for the parliament of...

Digital Democracy’s Coming of Age

NIMD’s Innovation Advisor, Will Derks, reviews “Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement”, a paper by Julie Simon, Theo Bass, Victoria Boelman and Geoff Mulgan on pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place on a global scale.   ‘How can we begin to determine (…)...

Podemos in practice

The Spanish political party Podemos was founded in March 2014 and originates from the 2011 Indignados Movement (anti-austerity movement) against inequality and corruption. Because Podemos has so many critical members, only a well transparent inclusive process allowed Podemos to reach and involve their supporters....