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Lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative ways to distill the wisdom of ordinary people in order to better guide public policy. In Empowering Public Wisdom, Atlee recognizes currently popular forms of progressive democracy advocates, such as citizen participation and voter education, but suggests that what is really needed is a re-thinking of the very concept of demo ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by EVOLVER EDITIONS (first published January 1st 2012)
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This is my number one recommended read to ANY activist or community builder/organizer. Period.

This book details a practical way to restructure our political and legislative systems so that real public wisdom will guide and influence policy.
It's not a pipe dream, it's pragmatic and powerful. It's also directly related to my personal work and vision for the world.
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