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Le Monde: Yellow vests: Citizen hackathon could help to establish dialogue

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an op-ed about the “yellow vest” movement. The authors believe that a collaborative approach will help to put politicians, experts and citizens around the same table. “The disorganised nature of the ‘yellow vests’ movement and the lack of legitimate leaders put the government in trouble to channel anger and translate their expectations. The establishment of citizen ‘hackathons’ could help to engage in a substantive dialogue to renew the democratic expression and build local and concrete solutions.” (in French) (subs)

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