We founded PPF in 2004 with the instinct that tech could radically increase trust in the political process – the kind of trust & feedback loops just found lacking by British voters in the E.U. government.
Lots of food for thought here https://t.co/OUXaSB4fcA
— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) June 24, 2016
Looking at Brexit, it seems to me British voters didn’t see the assurances of self-governance in representative democracy – some info sources for me have been initial analysis by journalist and left supporter Paul Mason. See also the E.U. critiques of the exciting Democracy In Europe Movement. Paul Mason called on the left to lead (more than Labour or Tories) to “prioritise and attack the combined problems of low wages, in-work poverty and dead-beat towns.” Sound relevant, Trump & Sanders voters?
— David Moore (@ppolitics) June 24, 2016
In the absence of continual civic engagement and deep civic equity, zero-sum political conflagrations can have long-lasting effects. Continue reading