Power & Process
The Parable Of The Tribes by Andrew Schmookler
A new look at how the history of civilization may have been largely shaped by the raw struggle for power between societies.
Unitary & Adversary: The Two Forms of Democracy by Jane Mansbridge
Distinguishing between the democracy of friends based on equal respect and the democracy of citizens based on equal rights helps us use both better.
Holistic Governance by Anne and Hank Maiden
Applying communication skills developed through personal growth work helps improve governance at many levels. Plus Queries for a Working Transpersonal Group.
Leadership & Power In Intentional Communities by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson
These traditional issues get redefined in experimental communities.
Knees Loose, Glove Well Oiled by the U. V. Family
A small, close group sees flexibility and integrity as the basis for their governance
Lessons From WPPSS by Elaine and David Myers
A $2.25 billion fiasco illustrates the drawbacks to ‘business as usual’ approaches for major social decisions.
Teledemocracy an interview with Ted Becker, by Robert Gilman
Electronic communications may permit direct democracy on a larger scale.
NABC Report by David Heinke
The North American Bioregional Congress has completed its first session.
The Green Alternative by Charlene Spretnak
An ecologically based political movement is starting to emerge in America.
The Wisdom Of The Tribe by Robert Gilman
Lessons from old cultures may help us overcome the reign of raw power.
Followthrough and Letters
Roots & Wings by Danaan Parry
Insights from a trip to the USSR.
Break Dancing by Jessie Dye
A better game than war.
The LETsystem by Michael Linton
A local currency system that works.