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David Bundy

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It's Not Just About The Ballot Box

PRESENTED ON FEB 06, 2015
IN HUDDERSFIELD @ VOL 12

David Bundy, Corporate Policy Officer at Kirklees Council, makes the case for deeper understanding and engagement with democracy through digital means.

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It's Not Just Christmas Lighting!

BY AVRAHAM MOR
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

Why should lights be used only during Christmas to light up houses or public spaces? Why can't they be used all year round? Avraham Mor, a lighting designer, is certainly passionante about using light all year round to celebrate the importance of light in our lives and for the enjoyment of the outdoors. 

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A Student Manifesto For Change

BY DAN RIDSDALE
@ VOL 14 ON APR 29, 2015

Dan Ridsdale, Democracy and Campaigns Coordinator at Huddersfield Student Union talks about the student's manifesto for the general election.

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Center for Media & Democracy

BY MARY BOTTARI
@ VOL 13 ON APR 30, 2015

Deputy director and managing editor at the Center for Media and Democracy Mary Bottari helped launch the Center for Media and Democracy’s award-winning “ALEC Exposed” investigation. She has spearheaded the center’s work on the financial crisis and the painfully slow recovery. Previously, she worked for 10 years at Public Citizen as a senior analyst on trade, financial services, and food safety. Bottari worked in Washington for US Senator Russ Feingold and in the Wisconsin State Senate for Lynn Adelman. Her favorite Wisconsin cheese is Pleasant Ridge Reserve. Here she shares ways the Center for Media and Democracy is working for American citizens.

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9 Ways to Move America Forward

BY KATRINA VANDEN HEUVEL
@ VOL 13 ON APR 30, 2015

Editor and publisher of The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel is a frequent commentator on American and international politics for ABC, MSNBC, CNN, and PBS. She writes a weekly web column for The Washington Post and is the author of The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in the Age of Obama. She serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Campaign for America’s Future, the Institute for Policy Studies, the Nation Institute, the Roosevelt Institute, and the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy. Here she delivers a presentation about American Progressivism 

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It's not (just) about you joggers...

BY LUKE HILLSON
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 19, 2015

An Urban Designer's exploration of public space and how we interact with it.

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Democracy, a most civil war

BY KARIM HAROUN
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 25, 2016

Karim Haroun is a filmmaker and producer based in Canada. For his talk, he is sharing his views on democracy in the Lebanese context, in relation to the municipal elections that are taking place during this time. What are the similarities and differences between democracy and war?

 

 

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Democracy

BY MARIJE VAN DEN BERG
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 06, 2016

Marije van den Berg: ‘when I close my eyes, I see a world that is getting much better at democracy. The way we are going about it now is wasting. A waste of energy, talent, possibility, love, power and let’s not forget: a lot of money. We really can get much better at being a democracy, but only when we understand it better. What will be your part in it?’

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Life is a box of Kleenex

BY RICHARD MULVEY
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 21, 2016

Richard Mulvey spoke about how kleenex is an important part of our lives from the day we are born, through the decades and how it is used until the day we die

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There is no box

BY JOHN'NAY LASHA
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

John'Nay Lasha tells us her story and shares how she overcame many adverse circumstances. She takes us on a journey about her job at the military police, teaching kids, her singing career and much more.