Download the PDF: Revitalizing Democracy Through Electronic Town Meetings
An article for the Journal of the Council of State Governments, Spring 1993. Each generation must renew its contract with democracy in ways that respond to the changing needs of the times. Our world is now changing so fast that democracy is endangered unless citizens are far more involved in setting the direction of public policy. Electronic Town Meetings hold the potential to dramatically revitalize our democracy at a time filled with great decision about our future.