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.
A few randomly chosen resources
1 2 3 ... 20 next » (58)Danish Citizen Technology Panels ()
About once a year, the Danish government convenes an official panel of ordinary citizens to investigate some controversial technical issue, cross-examine experts, and come to consensus about policy recommendations for their parliament and their fellow citizens.
(aka Consensus Conferences)Collaborative Leadership ()
Here's how to use collaborative process to generate civic will that can break through bureaucratic and and legislative gridlock to solve tough community problems (overview and examples available in this interview). Augmented and updated with practical advice in the Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook.
subtitled: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"