Good read. you might be interested in taking a look at holochain for the basis and junto as the (not yet ready) social media platform https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/junto-a-new-breed-of-social-media--2#/ and https://www.sacred.capital/ as tool for a decentralized reputation system.

Both last mentioned are built on holo.


This is part 10 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” article series and the last part of it. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like, and part 4, about finding, prioritizing, and voting on topics, and part 5 about going beyond a ‘simple’ direct democracy, and part 6 about an efficient and effective grassroots democratic party, and part 7 about safeguarded…


This is part 9 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” article series. …


This is part 8 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” article series. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like, and part 4, about finding, prioritizing, and voting on topics, and part 5 about going beyond a ‘simple’ direct democracy, and part 6 about an efficient and effective grassroots democratic party, and part 7 about safeguarded information and decision processes.

In rare…


This is part 7 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” article series. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like, and part 4, about finding, prioritizing, and voting on topics, and part 5 about going beyond a ‘simple’ direct democracy, and part 6 about an efficient and effective grassroots democratic party.

A democracy without deliberation (based on well-balanced facts) is a weak…


This is part 6 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” article series. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like, and part 4, about finding, prioritizing, and voting on topics, and part 5 about going beyond a ‘simple’ direct democracy.

A grassroots democratic political party is not an end in itself. Its main purpose is to act on behalf of its members…


This is part 5 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” articles. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like, and part 4, about finding, prioritizing, and voting on topics.

The benefits of the Proxy Party approach are quite obvious. The direct results are massive improvements in the quality of representation of the citizens and the reduction of corruption:

Better representation

The greatest…


This is part 4of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” articles. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party, and part 3, a description of how a party program should look like.

The Proxy Party focuses on designing and securing party-internal information processes and democratic processes effectively and efficiently and implementing the results developed in the processes:

Important points of the content-related work are above all to:

  • pick up new topics
  • weight the incoming topics with…

This is part 3 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” articles. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series, and part 2, a short description of the idea of the Proxy Party.

The Proxy Party could give itself the normal type of program like a normal political party. But I would argue that it should go a different route to emphasize that. This route includes:

…the Proxy Party is more trustworthy,
…will be more open and adaptable to add topics based on the will and current priorities and their…


This is part 2 of my “Achieving True Democracy: A New Breed of Party as Realistic Next Step” articles. Here you can find part 1, the introduction for the article series.

As long as we don’t fix the political system itself, the system will not represent us. Therefore, democracy itself needs an upgrade. Urgently!

If we are serious about strengthening democracy within the next years and achieve true representation, we must rethink the political party as a vehicle for representing democratic interests. The new breed of political party shouldn’t impose its political will on its members but only assist them…

Peter Monien

#author #founder. These are my own thoughts about #FixDemocracyNow #DirectDemocracy #freemedia #abetterfuture #blockchain #ai and other things that interest me.

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