Avoiding circus elections, cutting out the dysfunction and corruption of the western liberal election process. Institute a sensible hiring process for representatives in our parliament, or for making the really complex decisions that bedevil our society. Idealistic and entirely possible. Adam Cronkright is coordinator of ‘of by for‘ and co-founder and director of Democracy in Practice. Listen to Adam’s recent (April 2021) Sunday Extra interview on the ABC to hear how democratic lotteries could empower everyday people to make policy decisions free from politicking and the demands of special interests.