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Our Society was an informal online initiative during 2011 to help people share ideas about local action. This ideas platform was one activity.

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  1. Adopt Our Society aims in local areas - become Our Society places

    Facilitate the Our Society aim online and offline, working across and bringing together people from different perspectives, from community activists to strategic decision makers

    The aim is to provide spaces and activities where people can:
    • share their stories and struggles as they see them
    • be inspired by their peers’ successes and achievements
    • keep a record of good work that may be lost through spending cuts
    • highlight the ‘forgotten society’ of those left behind in an unequal nation
    • make connections with others who are engaged in related activities
    • learn from others’ experiences
    • ask for…

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      • Help groups and individuals break into London-based decision-making processes

        Not all decisions need to be made in London, but those which are should be open to public scrutiny via live streaming, blogging & tweeting, and expenses need to be paid to allow those not based in London to get to meetings there. More at http://ning.it/fcwI1q

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        • Put the technology second and people first!

          I'm not saying we don't use technology as clearly it can make a difference. We should use and refine lisitening and recording methods that involve tea and cake and our ears! Once recorded a secondary task is to apply appropruate technology.

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