Tom Atlee was born in 1947 and raised in a progressive activist family. Involved with the peace movement from an early age, he first experienced potent community self-organization and collective intelligence on the cross-country Great Peace March in 1986. Atlee founded the Co-Intelligence Institute in 1996 as a nonprofit think tank to further his research into these phenomena. The author ofThe Tao of Democracy and Reflections on Evolutionary Activism, he blogs and writes for alternative journals. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.
Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
Publisher: EVOLVER EDITIONS On Sale: August 7, 2012 Price: $14.95
Beyond elections, public participation, and citizen input, democracy must produce wise public policy–or else the nation will find itself in real trouble. In Empowering Public Wisdom, lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative and practical ideas for collecting and distilling the wisdom of ordinary people in order to infuse the political process...
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