- Irish Constitutional Convention was selected via sortition
- Sortition to choose citizen jury to blacklist corrupt politicians in South Korea elections
- “J’ai pas voté” (I didn’t vote) – 46 minute video
- Sortition insured fair jury for indictment of Texas governor
- Analysis programme BBC R4 24 Feb 2014 – feedback
Common Lot Sortition… on Hello world! animal games on anim… on Hello world! AhmedRTeleb on Raising funds to enter the… Common Lot Sortition… on Statistical accuracy in using… The Clarence White B… on Statistical accuracy in using…
Author Archives: Common Lot Sortitionist
Abolition of slavery was once unthinkable. Nonviolent methods are now proven effective. A statistically-representative legislature is not impossible. War can be made unthinkable. This version includes a three-minute introduction.
The “Looking at Democracy” contest chose its winners last week. You can view them by clicking here. Unfortunately none of my three video entries promoting sortition (http://bit.ly/12cm9KW, http://bit.ly/107tsEP, http://bit.ly/10kD782) were chosen. It seems the judges steered away from any proposals for fundamental or structural … Continue reading
Please vote for one of my entries to the Looking at Democracy contest Click to see: Towards a Two-Legged Democracy Making Democracy Real – The argument for legislative juries Making Democracy Reality Each is near the 3-minute maximum allowed by … Continue reading
I am trying to raise $1,000 (by 28 April) to make a short video to enter MacArthur Foundation”s ” Looking At Democracy” contest. Please CONTRIBUTE AT: http://tilt.tc/52vH Thank you.
Sometimes it takes a little chutzpah to move things along. I am auctioning on Ebay my hand-annotated edited print-out of The Common Lot Fights for Random. short URL is http://alturl.com/ysegi
I hope you will purchase my just-published essay “Why Elections are the Problem and How to Make Democracy Real”. Or cut & paste: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0081H7JVC The essay begins with a short review of how and why elections inherently produce legislatures which … Continue reading
For those of you who use Wikipedia, notice that ‘Wikimania’ will be in Washington 12-15 July. I have just proposed a presentation: “Why Elections Are the Problem and How To Make Democracy Real”. IF YOU ARE GOING or KNOW ANYONE … Continue reading