In this episode, we are joined by Olly Dowlen, the author of The Political Potential of Sortition: A study of the random selection of citizens for public office (Sortition and Public Policy), a book that examines the benefits that sortition can bring to the political community. As a researcher, Olly is interested in the value of involving citizens in the democratic decision-making process by utilizing randomly selected control groups.
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What would it look like for democracies to start involving their people with sortition-based political strategies? Click play to find out!
You can explore more about sortition by purchasing Olly’s book here.
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