(thanks to the Zeitgeistish Euan Semple for the tip off)
More here: http://www.10questions.com/
Stephen Kingston has written an interesting and quite critical article in Red Pepper about the British experience of participatory budgeting: http://www.redpepper.org.uk/article549.html
Reading Hilary Wainwrights book made me realise that although she is a journalist there is hardly any mention of local newspapers, TV or radio in any of the examples she discusses. Where is the press in grassroots democracy?
From Wikipedia’s article on the Fourth Estate:
In On Heroes and Hero Worship (1841), Thomas Carlyle writes: