Episode 40: All About Sortition w/ Linn Davis and Madeline McCarren

Does America have "Greek-style democracy" all wrong? Would it be possible to have democracy without holding any elections? Joining the podcast to discuss the idea of sortition--or "democratic lotteries"--are Linn Davis from Healthy Democracy and Madeline McCarren from Democracy Without Elections to explain that not only is sortition is a thing, but it is all ready being used in America and around the world.


Democracy Without Elections

Healthy Democracy

Braver Angels

What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? - Brent Henning (TED Talk)