Facilitated by Alex Havasy
11 a.m., April 4, 2021
At this Sunday’s Humanist Forum, Alex Havasy will host as we watch and discuss 4 short videos on ways to make a government more democratic. After the videos, we’ll discuss what you believe would improve democracy and what you think might make it worse.
The videos are: The Rule that Broke American Politics, a 6 minute YouTube video on the history of the filibuster; An Election System that Puts Voters (Not Politicians) First, a 10:19 minute TED Talk by Amber McReynolds on voting in the U.S.; 3 Ways to Upgrade Democracy for the 21st Century, a 14 minute TED talk by Max Rashbrooke about novel governing precedures that have empowered citizens; and What If We Replaced Politicians with Randomly Selected People?, a 19:20 minute TED Talk by Bret Hannig.
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