The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
...all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
U.S. Declaration of Independence
There are three sides to every story: your side, my side, and the truth.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
Be the change you wish to see in the world.
Are you looking for alternatives to
It's been said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over while hoping for a different result. We're working for fundamental campaign and election reforms that help voters feel comfortable voting for candidates they really want without fear of unintended consequences. This includes
Mark Twain quipped, It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress. After working with maximum security prisoners as an Alternatives to Violence Project facilitor, I started wondering if politicians could also learn these fundamental communication and collaboration skills. This website focuses concepts from Winning Decisions on government, candidates, journalists and voters.
The good news is we're exploring solutions that work as a grassroots effort, within existing laws and at very little cost. The bad news is it may require a grassroots effort which depends on the active participation of many people.