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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The primary TUN is a group of, say, ten families, which determines a selection process for a delegate to the next larger group. That group selects a delegate for the next group up, and so on, up to a group representing the entire populace. Decision-making power is kept to the most local level possible.Asset-Based Community Development Institute ()
Communities can grow stronger by exploring and organizing all the gifts that citizens and associations (formal and informal) can bring to their community life, rather than by treating people as problems and clients.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"