Demos Helsinki featured on RedditEdit
The discussion at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Connecting_knowledge_to_power:_the_future_of_digital_democracy_in_the_UK seems to have pretty much petered out - I see a comment of yours on the talk page, now archived, at  promising you'd post a link to a third phase. But right this moment there is a Demos report which, in small part, calls for Wiki-governance which is a top story on Reddit . (How it got there is a mystery - there are fairly few comments and upvotes, but it seems like everybody with a cause to promote is getting their stuff on their front page regardless nowadays) I'm not really sure what to respond about it though. Wnt (talk) 12:42, 25 May 2015 (UTC)
- Hi there Wnt, thanks for the message. I've taken a look and I'm trying to find out whether Demos Helsinki is linked to our friends here in the UK. Will let you know. I don't have much time to look through the report right now but will certainly bookmark it for later. Thanks again. Stevie Benton (WMUK) (talk) 13:12, 26 May 2015 (UTC)
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