From Majority Rule to Inclusive Politics, (Springer, 2016) was launched in Queen's University Belfast on 10th Feb 2016, with Prof. John Barry, Dr. Katy Hayward, Prof. John Morison and Tommy Sands; and in Dublin, with Prof. John Baker, Cllr. Dermot Lacey, Dr Vanessa Liston, Andy Pollak and Tommy again, on 23rd Feb. Thus was just 3 days before the general election.
Accordingly, the de Borda institute and the Irish Times held a seminar on 23rd April on all-party governance. A report is due shortly.
A new app - Decision-Maker - will enable persons various - committee members, elected politicians, whomsoever - to take decisions by multi-option voting on their smart phones. It will be demonstrated at the above seminar.
The director's autobiography - The Hospital for Incurable Protestants, the Mémoire of a Collapsed Catholic - had a mini-launch in July 2014 with Tommy Sands; a bigger one is is the pipeline!
The director has been invited to edit a special section of the International Journal of Human Rights on the theme of Democratic Rights: the rights (and wrongs) of majority rule and self-determination.