1. One minute: Sortition for a Representative Democracy

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    Why a randomly selected 'legislative jury' is required for for a truly representative democracy.

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    • Making Democracy Reality

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      Four ordinary citizens are about to enter the new "Citizen Legislature Chosen by Random Selection of the Willing and the Able." Why did they place themselves in the lottery to be selected? …

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      • Towards a Two-Legged Democracy

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        A republic that is fully democratic has two legs. One leg is voting – used by legislative representatives to decide policies. The other is random selection – used to choose those representatives.…

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        • Making Democracy Real - The argument for legislative juries

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          "Making Democracy Real” proposes that, in order to benefit from the full spectrum of our nation’s citizenry, legislatures should be chosen the way juries are – by random selection. Citizens who…

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