Next Step for Democracy

NEXT STEP FOR DEMOCRACY (a short comedic educational stage play)

Marisa, Alma, Sami, and Ali live in a city embroiled in conflict and violence — the Regime, the Opposition, the Opposition to the Opposition. When the fighting stops, they ask themselves: What next?

“Next Step for Democracy” argues for choosing legislators in the way we choose juries. And the way that the first democracy did. By random lot, known as ‘sortition.’

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About Common Lot Sortitionist

Former public television producer-director; initiating culminating career, Common Lot Productions, towards policy-making bodies that are of, BY and for the people.
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