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)Consensus Councils ()
Consensus Councils bring together the full diversity of stakeholders around a contentious issue to agree on recommendations to policy-makers. Early in the 00s, these existed only in Montana and North Dakota, but a number of other states have them now, and a United States Consensus Council has formed.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.
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