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)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.Awakening Technology ()
Trudy and Peter Johnson-Lenz, who coined the terms "groupware" and "using diversity creatively", have for decades advocated bridging humans and technology to faciltate collaborative exploration, learning and work. Their latest collaborative inquiry on Practicing Our Wisdom Together in Cyberspace explores dozens of questions vital to building a wiser democracy.TUN ()
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.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"