Democratic citizenship blog

In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

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In an increasingly divided political landscape, we're helping people exercise their rights to a fairer, safer, more satisfying life.

In the Democratic Citizenship theme blog, our experts discuss topics including our local heritage, international relations, law and government.

157 posts found

I was on a frenzied trading floor when 9/11 broke – here’s what I witnessed "On the morning of September 11 2001, I was on the trading floor in London."

10 September 2021 7 min read

Dr Alexis Stenfors writes for The Conversation on his recollection of 9/11 as someone who was on the trading floor in London

Image of 'The Tribute in Light', an art installation created in remembrance of the September 11 attacks

Why I Voted for Same-Sex Marriage in Church Professor Peter Lee on his journey to full acceptance

20 July 2021 5 min read

Why I recently voted to allow same-sex marriage in church. It is another step towards equality not only in the Methodist Church but in wider society as well.

two men's hands wearing wedding rings

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