Si wrote:This is not to say that discussion cannot take place - it is doing so, right here. N.O. would point out, though, that of the active members of the forum, let alone the 60,000+ CTC members, very few have so far felt the need to take part.
And look how much NO encourages members to take part. There's no training on the democracy, on the rights and responsibilities of membership, is there? Even the co-operative group, which is rather imperfect (to put it mildly), regularly offers education services to its members, most recently through https://www.co-operativememberevents.coop