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)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)Approval voting ()
Voters vote for as many candidates as they wish. The candidate with the most votes wins. The winner is therefore approved of -- at least to some extent -- by a significant majority of voters.Deliberative Inclusionary Processes ()
Deliberative Inclusionary Processes (DIPs) of many different types are being used in hundreds of instances around the world to involve the public in environmental decision-making. This report describes 35 varieties and reviews many important issues surrounding their use.
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