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 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.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.Creating a World that Works for All ()
Poor, black, and radical, he knew the world didn't work for black people. Then he realized it didn't work for poor people of every color. But then he noticed it didn't work for middle-class people, either. When he found out The Mess we live in even degraded rich people, he broke through to some really interesting insights and experiences...
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"