The Last, Lost Empire: 3rd Edition 2012
by Ted Becker
What follows is a fair presentation of a wide variety of well proved practices—both in the United States and throughout the world—that are ways to engage and empower the citizenry to make critical decisions about the direction they want the nation to go and about pressing policy matters, including budget priorities.
Many have lots of Google pages. I am not trying to write the definitive package. However, any several of these would have the desired effect of making America’s national government responsive to its citizens wishes. In addition, and this opinion is based on decades of personal and professional experience in testing and practicing several of them, THE CITIZENS ALWAYS AMAZE!!
If nothing else: any, several or all would transform Americans into active public spirited citizens instead of passive, ill-informed spectators of candidate horse races. The only way to (a) maximize social justice; (b) rebuild a sustainable capitalist infrastructure; and (c) create a dynamic political marketplace of ideas truly representative of the vast diversity of the American people is to radically democratize America’s constitution through the amendment process.
The Democracy Amendments