Monthly Archives: October 2010

Why .com and not .org?

I have worked or volunteered most of my life in the non-profit or non-governmental sector — from public television to Peace Corps to soup kitchen to National Forest to community organizing to unarmed protection of civilians. I’ve never been a … Continue reading

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Common Lot Productions creates print and video materials which educate about, and advocate for, the next step for democracy. Policy-making bodies, from local to national, should be composed of willing and able citizens proportional to the population they serve. The … Continue reading

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What can you do to realize this next step for democracy?

Attention to the sortitional selection of decision-making bodies is increasing through publications and online forums. You can join our efforts in this in several ways: Supporting Common Lot Productions. We sell DVDs and are available for presentations. We do not … Continue reading

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What are the downsides of electoral balloting?

First of all, of course the ballot is preferred to the bullet. The ballot however requires a certain type of person to put him- or herself up for candidacy. Such a person is necessarily of a particular psychological profile. That … Continue reading

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