Liquid democracy is a 21st-century innovation for democratic decision making. It blends the best of direct and representative systems into an authentic and practical combination.
Here's a great video about our evolution in thinking from trees to networks.
Here I show how the United States functions as a top-down political economy, how liquid democracy offers an alternative, and how this can improve the public space for everyone.
Many Americans decry our two-party system. But how specifically could we address it? Is it written in law?
American voting goes back to 1776. Today it hasn't changed much. We still go to a polling center. Pony Express is now USPS. People still tally up all the votes by hand.
Liquid democracy is appealing to those who spend a lot of time following politics, but it’s also easier for those who aren’t all that involved.
Today just 19% of Americans say they trust government. Only one in ten Americans approve of Congress — the lowest level in American history.
We start from the following principle: An ideal government represents and is accountable to all its people equally.