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Ever been to a public hearing? Drafted to a community advisory panel? Has your say been actually reflected in the final decision of whatever the project was? Or were you left feeling that you'd taken part in what amounted to a little more than a tick-the-box exercise? What then could be a genuine form of community consultation?

Duration: 19min 32sec



Real Democracy Now! a podcast answers the question: can we do democracy differently? If you're dissatisfied with the current state of democracy but not sure how it could be improved this is the podcast for you. You'll hear from experts and activists as well as everyday people about how democracy works and how it can be improved. Then you get to choose which reforms you think would make the most difference.

By Nivek Thompson

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