any of this important?
if you unpick politics, democracy, power ... it all
comes down to making decisions.
of the time, we elect politicians to make all the
little decisions on our behalf.
That's called 'representative democracy' (more
when it comes to elections — or to a referendum,
or even just to ensuring that our politicians are
doing the right things on our behalf — we all
need to make the big decisions. And to make the big
decisions, we need to understand. We need to know
Talk Together has been working to ensure that you
have access to facts.
just made up facts. Not just out of date facts - the
sort which you might remember from school. Not just
something which you heard once.
Recently checked. Up to date.
news as it happens, all in a rush. Carefully researched,
carefully checked facts. Just for you!
in a format which makes it easy to learn them, and
easy to keep up to date into the future ... because
we are going to keep working with our Fact Checking
sources, to make sure that it all stays up to date.
can already register on the educational website we
are using to give you the facts - Quizlet - and you
will get reminders to keep your knowledge up to date.
Even if the numbers need updating in the future!)
Talk Together is bringing you the essential details,
from a range of neutral, fact-checking experts.
don't pretend to be experts. We are working with the
have no agenda ... except believing that the world
is better if as many people as possible actually know
Not some version of the facts. Not statistics which
persuade you to vote this way or that way. Not opinions.
Just the facts. Just the basic facts.
objectively checked information.
an easy-to-access, fun-to-learn format.
Just follow the links to find out more about what
should be informing your world, our world, everyone's