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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...for New Democratic Processes
Citizens juries involve a randomly selected and demographically representative panel of citizens meeting for four or five days to carefully examine an issue of public significance, hearing from a variety of expert witnesses and presenting their recommendations to the public.By Popular Demand ()
Citizen panels are the seed from which the garden of effective deliberative democracy can grow. Here are five ways to use citizen panels to establish real answerability in electoral politics and the legislative process.The Center for Visionary Leadership ()
This values-based, non-partisan, non-denominational organization is helping an expanding network of spiritually-oriented voters and social innovators to successfully apply spiritual principles to tough social problems and effective citizenship.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"