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- The Tech : Arrow’s Theorem proves no voting system is perfect. (MIT, 2003)
- Why not select politicians as randomly as jurists?, Bouricius, T., Schecter, D., Wallace, C., and Gastil, J. (19/04/2016)
- Are Elections Ruining Democracy? by John Keane, Prof. of Politics, Sydney University (06/03/2016)
- (Refer also to John Keane’s Democracy field notes, Questions about the troubled spirit and ailing institutions of contemporary democracy, a collection of 101 articles published on The Conversation website as of Jan 2017.
- Tom Atlee : Pros, cons and the liberation potential of random selection. “If ordinary citizens are not competent to make decisions on public issues, what makes us think they are competent to pick candidates that will make those decisions for them?” (12/08/2015)
- Gregory Melleuish : An Australian head of state won’t save us from being a de facto monarchy. “To compensate for their lack of real participation in the political process, Australians increasingly have placed their faith in their prime ministers, looking to them for protection.” (27/01/2016)
- The Civic Council Process in Austria : case study of a citizens’ jury in Vorarlberg assessing “How to deal best with an influx of refugees.” (Video 5m 40s.)