Engage brought to Liverpool during our recent Seminar Series ‘Reclaiming the City’ one of the world’s leading exponents of the idea of the Commons and how that can change the way citizens are governed. It was news to many people who came to our 3rd seminar in November ‘From Consultation to Collaboration’ delivered by Prof Christian Iaione from Rome.

However since then a small group of people have started looking at how in this city we can explore the ideas that we were exposed to and dig more deeply into the issues that were raised by Prof Iaione. We have held a 3-way Skype call between Liverpool, Rome and New York linking us with the main exponents on both LabGov and the Office for Civic Imagination.

Now George Monbiot in the Guardian has written an article (13.12.16) promoting the idea and you can read it HERE