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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The complexity of modern problems requires that we move from "the power of the people" -- which is the Greek meaning of the word democracy -- to the "wisdom of the people", or demosophia.The Jefferson Center ()
...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.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"