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# Direct democracy

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The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda
Opinion: Is it any wonder protests turn nasty when they make fools out of those who believe?
Oliver Moran
Winning this election isn't crucial to this candidate - he just wants to spread direct democracy
Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000
Direct Democracy Ireland appeal for a no vote in Court of Appeal referendum
Column: To mark the European Year of Citizens, let’s rebalance Ireland’s political power
Donal Ó Brolcháin
Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders
Raymond Whitehead
Column: Politicians can’t fix Ireland – ordinary people must take the lead
Bronagh Geraghty and John Hughes