Could Citizens’ Assemblies Save Democracy?

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 08-01-2022 - 18:40

Interview met Brett Hennig van de Sortition Foundation.

'The mayor of Gdansk committed up front to implement every decision that had 80 percent support from a citizens' assembly.'

'People really rise to the challenge. They can comprehend what the experts say, they can question them with good topics, they can work together and sort of use this idea of collective intelligence to become smarter than the sum of the parts.'

Zie ook: Democratie, maar dan anders - TEDx talk Brett Hennig