Ed Jewett: Recommended Book – The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy (1996)

“[A] passionate, compelling, and disturbing argument that the ills of democracy in the United States today arise from the default of its elites.” –John Gray, New York Times Book Review (front-page review)  Controversy has raged around Lasch’s targeted attack on the elites, their loss of moral values, and their abandonment of the middle class and …

Review: The Politics Industry – Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy

3 Stars — A Crap Book with Zero Value There was a time when Michael Porter was moderately innovative and interesting.  No more. This is a crap book that totally mis-represents reality. Just as Robert Reich’s crap book blames the bankers without reference to the Deep State and the Red Mafiya/Zionist traitors, this book blames …

#UNRIG: Election Reform Act of 2020: A Citizen’s Guide to Achieving Democracy with Integrity (Trump Revolution Book 54)

#1 New Release in Urban, State & Local Government Law 70% of all eligible voters are disenfranchised — shut off from the possibility of being elected to any federal or state office, or having their vote count. The two-party tyranny — one bird, two wings, same crap — is a front for the Deep State. …

Mikael Cromsjo: Fractal Democracy

PBI: Video interview coming soon. SHORT URL: https://tinyurl.com/PBI-Fractal Crowd resource mining and decision-making with fractal structures A dynamic fractal organization is a system for crowd-based information gathering, decision making, and project management. It is a way of organizing and creating group decisions that optimize efficiency and where all members are involved in the decision-making process. …

Tom Atlee: Citizen Deliberative Democracy Emergent?

The butterfly of citizen deliberative democracy is emerging around the world… Powerful elite think tanks and mainstream media are beginning to favorably notice citizen deliberative initiatives that continue to rapidly emerge and evolve under the clouded mainstream radar. Here’s an intro this remarkable phenomenon, followed by a LOT of resources to swim around in….

Robert Steele: Hats off to the Southern Baptists, Seeking to Restore Civil Christian Discourse to the Failed American Democracy

‘What killed American public discourse?’ New report, survey examines civility and evangelicals America’s public square is a toxic place, experts say, but one evangelical Christian organization is trying to figure out how to change that. “We hate our politicians, and we hate each other,” a new report examining the state of civility in the U.S. explains. The …