This is a living catalogue hundreds of innovative practices, ideas, experiments, organizations, people, and other resources useful for building wiser democracies that work for all. "Wiser democracies" are systems of politics and governance, of citizenship and activism, which creatively engage more of our human capacities — not only to better address today's pressing social and environmental problems, but to help us build more desirable futures for ourselves and all the generations after us.
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1 2 3 ... 20 next » (58)Citizen Consensus Councils ()
Diverse citizens are convened to seek, with the help of professional facilitation, shared understandings, solutions and wisdom about social concerns. Their unanimous conclusions are publicized to their entire community or country. Examples include Danish Citizen Technology Panels, Wisdom Councils, and The People's Verdict.Demosophia ()
The complexity of modern problems requires that we move from "the power of the people" -- which is the Greek meaning of the word democracy -- to the "wisdom of the people", or demosophia.National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation ()
NCDD offers excellent resources on dialogue and deliberation of all kinds, as well as news, a calendar and shop talk for the community of practitioners and leaders in dialogue and civic engagement. They also organize a series of conferences bringing together people in the field.
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