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Citizens, Assemble! Deliberative Democracy in 3 Minutes

Citizens, Assemble! Deliberative Democracy in 3 Minutes

After decades of expansion of democracy, cracks have begun to appear. Today, in country after country we are seeing people lose faith in democracy. There is declining trust in politicians and increased polarization. Instead of democratic debate and compromise, people are hunkering down in their positions and talking past each other. Some countries have turned …

We let kids design our city — here’s what happened | Mara Mintzer | TEDxMileHigh

We let kids design our city — here’s what happened | Mara Mintzer | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Ekaterina Shipatova Reviewer: Riaki Poništ Our society routinely makes decisions without consulting a quarter of the population. We are making choices about land use, energy production, and natural resources without the ideas and the experiences of the full community. The car, an inanimate object, has more say of our public policy than this group …