Liquid democracy is a 21st-century upgrade for democratic decision making. It blends the best of direct and representative systems into an authentic and practical combination.
We’re at a critical moment in politics, when an unprecedented numbers of people express frustration at the status quo. There has been demand from left, right, and center for new ways of doing things.
What is gerrymandering and how can liquid democracy address it?
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.