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 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.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....Anticipatory democracy ()
Anticipatory democracy is the public's active, conscious engagement in collectively shaping the future of their community, state or nation. It is usually applied to instances where future-visioning processes or telecommunications technologies are being used to support or shape public engagement.
Tom: "food for thought re DI as a potential tribe"