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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Apr 19

Redesigning governance for our connected futureBy Jim RuttMini-bioAmerica’s democratic institutions are unable to meet today’s major challenges. We are divided into confused and incoherent Red (Republican) and Blue (Democratic) teams that fail to address the people’s real needs and desires. Rather than face the severe local, state, national, and global problems before us — from infrastructure decay to climate change to ever-mounting national debt and ever-growing income inequality — we get gridlock and kicking the can down the road.One alternative to the politics of Team Red and Team Blue is known as “Liquid Democracy.” Also called “delegative democracy” or “proxy democracy,” Liquid Democracy combines elements …

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Redesigning governance for our connected futureBy Jim RuttMini-bioAmerica’s democratic institutions are unable to meet today’s major challenges. We are divided into confused and incoherent Red (Republican) and Blue (Democratic) teams that fail to address the people’s real needs and desires. Rather than face the severe local, state, national, and global problems before us — from infrastructure decay to climate change to ever-mounting …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Feb 19

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Feb 19

By Jim RuttMini-BioThe politics of Team Red (Republicans) versus Team Blue (Democrats) have failed the American people. It is now time for an alternative.A few weeks ago, I published “An Introduction to Liquid Democracy,” which gave a generic description of an improved form of democracy. This essay gets more specific about why we need to upgrade our democracy and how to do this within the constraints of our Constitution. I’ll conclude with specific actions that can be taken to accelerate the adoption of Liquid Democracy in America.The road to a political system that works for most Americans begins by acknowledging that the …

Reclaiming American Democracy — Starting Right NOW! Read More »

By Jim RuttMini-BioThe politics of Team Red (Republicans) versus Team Blue (Democrats) have failed the American people. It is now time for an alternative.A few weeks ago, I published “An Introduction to Liquid Democracy,” which gave a generic description of an improved form of democracy. This essay gets more specific about why we need to upgrade our democracy and how to …

Reclaiming American Democracy — Starting Right NOW! Read More »


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