1. Towards a Two-Legged Democracy

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    from David Grant Added

    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. Random…

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    • One minute: Sortition for a Representative Democracy

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      from David Grant Added

      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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        from David Grant Added

        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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        • Making Democracy Real - The argument for legislative juries

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          from David Grant Added

          "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…

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          • The Common Lot: Next Step for Democracy

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            from David Grant Added

            “The Common Lot: Next Step for Democracy” speculates what a legislature ‘by’, as well as ‘for’ and ‘of’, the people might be. The video explores…

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