Shake Up Democracy

Give Your Vote is a campaign for democracy in a global world.

It’s simple: you give your vote to someone in Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Ghana. They use it to be part of the debate on decisions that affect them by casting a real vote in the 2010 UK election.

Together we're calling for a world where people have an equal say in the decisions that affect them, no matter where they are.

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Thursday, 18 March, 2010 - 9am
Passed the Canadian embassy on my way in today. If you don't know about the Tar Sands project in Canada, it's an environmental disaster. So why the protest today? A high-level delegation from the...
Thursday, 18 March, 2010 - 12am
Yesterday Lord Stern, UK chief climate economist, gave his two pence on Copenhagen failures. Up shot - we missed our chance because the top dogs at Copenhagen wanted to show the world who's boss. In...
Wednesday, 17 March, 2010 - 7pm
Yesterday, sitting on the train, a wobbly gentleman approached me asking for three pounds. He explained with beery breath that he hadn't had a hot meal for a couple of days and that he just wanted...
Tuesday, 16 March, 2010 - 2pm
It was going to come sooner or later. The spitting rage of the BNP has been unleashed on our campaign for a more equal world. The post on their blog is generating more characteristic racism (190...
Monday, 15 March, 2010 - 4am
We went out on a Saturday and asked people what they thought of the idea. Check out their responses in this short YouTube clip.
Monday, 15 March, 2010 - 2am
So today we launch this campaign. It's already ruffling feathers and inspiring people, which can only be a good thing. To have such powerful words of support from Desmond Tutu has helped us all, as...
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