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.
A few randomly chosen resources
1 2 3 ... 20 next » (58)The Consensus Classroom ()
A courageous teacher decides to have her elementary school students choose what they are going to study. Of course, she is one of the people who has to agree on the final decisions....Candidate debates, open ()
If citizens can't hear a candidate's views, they can't judge whether to vote for them. Debates are typically organized by major parties and exclude smaller parties' candidates. This could and should change.Accurate Democracy ()
If we understand that different sorts of voting are appropriate for different situations, we can design "ensemble" legislative bodies that are inclusive, well centered, and decisive in their creation of policies that enhance the quality of life for the whole community.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"