dazatastic
I have been going through a lot of the media put out by DV and feel that some of the social media videos are too long, clouding the main difference between this political movement and the status quo, which is of course direct democracy.
All political parties state what is wrong and that they can fix it, we need to promote the principle of direct democracy.
We could put out professional looking media (see TLDR on YouTube, simple and clear) and let the public identify the need for this themselves. The advantage of this method is that currently people have low levels of trust in the current system and the dispatch box/ podium speeches are an image of all the current problems with UK politics.
We can simplify the problems and solutions into short informative images and media. People respond to this type of media which is why big advertisers put some much money into short sharp adverts.
Let the challenge to the old politics of the elite become a platform to promote #directdemocracy.
Just some thoughts
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Pete Jamieson
I agree.. Short, sharp easy to understand and to the point messaging  is needed .  We all need to be clear about the aims of the DVP .. To pull in more people who are so accustomed to the present political system will need  us to be clear and concise about what's on offer as an alternative.. No jargon, slogans, catch phrases. Just plain, straightforward  honest facts that Joe public can process. 
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Tom Flynn
If you actually look through the months you'll find short video clips with a share if you agree with short messages many getting 1000s of shares. A lot of graphics on Direct Democracy however we talk about other issues because we don't want to be single issue. They also get 1000s of shares one a week ago got 13k. So if many thousands of people are engaging with the content many thousands of people would disagree with you. If you feel that you can do any better then have a go at creating something. I also put out a email recently asking people to produce short video clips on Direct Democracy and why they think its important. We need people taking action collectively., rather than expecting others to do all the work. 
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DavidP
I have a question.  If one of our stated aims is independence from the EU, why are we committing to field EU candidates?
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Anto Wickham Anto wickham
DavidP wrote:
I have a question.  If one of our stated aims is independence from the EU, why are we committing to field EU candidates?


The reason we are fielding candidates would be to fight them within. If we do not take part then we can not and would not have a voice inside the EU. This leaving them to do what they want to our nation. The way Brexit is going now we could still be trying to deliver it this time next year! 
Anto Wickham 
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DavidP
Anto, "fight them within"!  We have been fighting them within for years - UKIP and a few other Eurosceptic MEPs - but it is a waste of resources.  The EU doesn't care what we think or respect our contribution.  That much should be as plain as the nose on anyone's face, judging by the way they have treated us in the Brexit negotiations.  I just wonder if, as a fledgling party, we should use those resources better establishing ourselves at home?
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Philip Worthington
By NOT putting in candidates for the EU elections implies that the UK is in agreement with EU policy.  The purpose of Farage's Brexit party is to ensure that there are sufficient UK voices sitting in the EU parliament fighting for the rights of the UK.  The EU are quite aware of the voices in opposition in their parliament  and have attempted - quite successfully in many instances - to shut them down.  Farage - as has been shown quite clearly - will not be shut down - and his intent is to put many more like him into Brussels.  I do not believe that the DV Party has any involvement with Farage's Brexit party, so no DVP resources rem being wasted.
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Pete Jamieson
Philip...As things stand at present ,'The Brexit Party' , is not a 'Party', but an organisation..They have yet to register as a political party with the electoral commission. If they intend to field candidates should we have to hold European Parliamentary elections, they are cutting it a bit fine in my opinion. They are appealing for public donations , but I would only consider contributing and money if they become and officially registered political party and all that has to go with that title. The DVP will no doubt stand candidates and I would support them before I'd support The Brexit Party as they don't stand a snowball's chance in hell in my area. 
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Churchman
The Brexit party was registered on the 5th of February this year.
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Pete Jamieson
Thank you for the update on that Churchman.. I'm still sceptical about exactly where Nigel Farage stands with all this. .To my knowledge, he has never mentions or used the Lisbon Treaty as a leaver to advance his Brexit position. Have a look at these attachments to illustrate what I mean.. We're talking about the abdication of our monarch and loss of control over our armed forces here..             
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Phillip Taylor phillip.taylor
We Loose far more than our Monarchy & our Armed Forces. We loose our currency, control of our borders & control of our laws & law making powers. 
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Frankie
Other than rioting and revolution, if we could even get the numbers necessary, I really don’t think rallies and demos do much. Constant disruption might slowly get us know for something, not sure it would be for BrExit onWTO though. 
This might work, Tax Revolt News not Tommy Robinson, lol, but we need numbers to work. 

Quietly make your voice heard from home.

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