Who We Are

We are a non-partisan think-tank calling for an end to the apathy that plagues our democracy.

TalkPolitics seeks to simplify politics by writing about key concepts on our blog. We also work closely with individuals and organisations to make politics accessible in an effort to increase participation.

As reflected in our campaigns, we love free speech and democracy. Our mission is for individuals to make the most of those privileges.

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Political Education

  • More political education in schools
  • Funding for grassroots groups to deliver political education
  • Encourage MPs to commit to more outreach to schools

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Voter Participation & Free Speech

  • Bring an opt-out electoral register into use
  • Protect free speech

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Improve Politics’ Image

  • Take politics out of Westminster
  • Limit media monopolies

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Modernise Parliament

  • Research digital voting options
  • Better social media training

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Policy Publications

The TalkPolitics Papers

10 Steps for a Better Democracy

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From the Blog

Thoughts on Bernie Sanders’ appearance at the Hay Festival

By Campaign Agent Luke Walpole Though Bernie Sanders spoke at the Hay Festival last week, it seems apt to view what he was saying in the light of last Thursday’s General Election. Of Jeremy Corbyn, and the Labour Party en masse, Senator Sanders applauded the leader’s attempt to “revitalise democracy” and to “make Labour a …

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