Professor James Fishkin, director of the Centre for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University, shows how a more deliberative politics can revive our modern democracies.
Videos & Audio
This short paper with NHSX looks at the ways in which radical technologies, such as AI and ADS, are influencing commissioning and clinical practice in the health system.
Just 21% of Britons we survey think the country will be better in 2030 than today. think In a series of four essays we map out how a more optimistic future might be secured.
Articles & Blogs
14th November 2019
To safeguard its founding principles, it is time to have an informed debate about how to make the NHS sustainable and effective.
13th November 2019
Are manifestos really enough of a mandate?
30th October 2019
In partnership with NHSX we deliberated with healthcare professionals and tech specialists on artificial intelligence in our NHS.
29th October 2019
Think about how you want to have influence, and structure your discussion around that.
Supporting three local authorities to run citizens’ assemblies.
Thursday 21st November 2019 at 18:00
Cornerstone Centre, St John's Church, Edinburgh
RSA Fellows, friends and guests are invited to discuss an ambitious new programme for young democracy in Scotland. We want to support young people in helping them shape the decision process, starting in their own schools ...
Monday 28th October 2019
Ushaw College, Durham
The relationship which, as citizens, as learners, as consumers, we all have with information is more pervasive and important than ever. Faced with a relentless deluge of information and data, much of it of dubious provenance, ...
Tuesday 15th October 2019
Barnard Castle School, County Durham
The RSA Tees Valley Network and Barnard Castle School invite you to join a celebration as we launch a Sixth Form Democracy Enlightenment in Education programme.
Saturday 21st September 2019
These days it's fashionable to call for Citizens Assemblies on every topic from school dinners to climate change. Indeed, deliberations are hailed as the next step in democracy, but they aren't infallible.