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Citizens’ assemblies work: Reflections on the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

In Ireland, citizens’ assemblies are very much part of the political landscape. They are seen as legitimate by both politicians and the people. The result of the referendum that followed the Citizens’ Assembly on the Amendment of the Constitution (Abortion:2017), confirms how accurately a citizens’ assembly can reflect the position of the population as a…

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Open Letter to Liz Truss on ‘Anti Growth’ – XR co-founder, Gail Bradbrook

In your recent speech at the Conservative party conference you mentioned growth 29 times; said "I will not allow the anti-growth coalition to hold us back” and named Extinction Rebellion as part of this coalition. Thank you for opening up this critical conversation. We appreciate the opportunity to share our understanding and we hope many others will join us for a grown up conversation in these urgent times.

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OCTOBER 14-16 – Join the Weekend of Resistance

We are working on a plan that sees Extinction Rebellion growing in numbers and building momentum towards Spring 2023. On October 14-16 will be the next step in that journey. We will come together in London for a long weekend of action, outreach, music, talks and trainings, and loads more. 

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VIDEO: Global Perspectives on Citizens’ Assemblies

This discussion with Daze Aghaji, Carne Ross and Jamie Kelsey Fry aims to add to the conversation about citizens’ assemblies, as well as deliberative and participatory democracy more broadly. Our speakers have hands on experience of deliberative democracy in practice and they come to the conversation with global and internationalist perspectives. 

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