Stopping climate change needs a united voice of civil society

Stopping climate change demands a bundled voice of global civil society - and that means it needs Civil democracy. Read here the five steps why this is necessary - and if you want to support to stop climate change, continue with links below. Stopping climate change demands a change in life styles around the world. It is not something that can be done by isolated elite action, it...

Five things everyone needs to know about Civil democracy

1.            Civil democracy works like a very special bank account Civil democracy is like a bank account on which you and everyone else receive the same “income” of one vote for every decision to be made in your name. Any upcoming decision is always a decision between several options, and you can “sponsor” several options in order to increase their winning probability. Better do not only support your...

Civil democracy starts with you

Implementing Civil democracy begins with local sub-groups of civil society organisations (CSOs) and their supporters helping in the search for candidates for a Global Sustainabilty Council (GSC). (See here why.) These local CSO sub-groups will start to convince their organisations to serve as open actors.They will start doing the work of preparing a position of their organisation as a whole in the Civil democratic process. Ranking options for...

Two Steps to Modernity: What Crises, Terror, and Other Parallels Tell for Understanding the 20th and Shaping the 21st Century

In the 2020s and the 1940s, two global crises see their climax and solution. This conclusion results from analysing a current dejàvu: Terror started a war in 2001 as it did in 1914. Likewise are economic crises, globalizations and democratizations, increasing inequalities and shifts in the global resource distribution recent phenomena with parallels a century ago. This book shows: this is no coincidence. It is a key for...

Why sortition is not the solution

In recent debate, some discussants have turned to the idea of lot-based representation drawn from the whole population, described with the term "sortition". Sortition has been used to determine public officials in the antique Athenian democracy and is used for citizen-based juridical juries in many democracies, and since the pioneering works of Peter Dienel in the 1970s and 1980s[1], it has been discussed as a solution to the...

The power of Civil democracy

Civil democracy is a very powerful concept. It will change every individual, many organisations, and the culture of every society in the world. Of course, not Civil democracy alone – it has to go along with a cultural change that is already on its way and will need to proceed. But it is a necessary means to bring the powerful dynamics of our human mastering of our own...

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