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Money and funding civil society

Marley Morris Armine Ishkanian
17 July 2017
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Purple group: results of first iteration

People still have basic needs that are not met either through civil society or by the state or the private sector. So we need to pay attention to resourcing.

 

Purple group: results of second iteration

The role of civil society is to hold the democratic state accountable. People’s time is the key resource to actually achieve that. So we need to identify ways to free up people’s time for active citizenship, and to nurture communities. 

Purple group: results of third iteration and final statement

We believe a flourishing civil society is vital to a functioning economic and social system.  We recognize available time is a key resource alongside political freedom, passion and motivation. As such we believe that civil society can support democracy through resourcing approaches that encourage co-production, co-ownership and broader and inclusive participation in itself. These approaches include innovative models of ‘share’ ownership and resource diversification.

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Expose the ‘dark money’ bankrolling our politics

US Christian ‘fundamentalists’, some linked to Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, have poured at least $50m of ‘dark money’ into Europe over the past decade – boosting the far right.

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