Designing Open Democracy

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About Designing Open Democracy

Designing Open Democracy is an Australian operated forum of process engineers, social architects and philosophers aiming to explore the ways that technology, engineering and design of social systems can be applied to every levels of society.

We are nonpartisan and also agnostic to any particular democratic innovative approach, aiming to help foster tighter consensus and collaboration between all political parties and organisation towards a stronger and healthier democracy.

Designing Open Democracy will not presume any form of democratic system to be superior, but is a forum for discussion and practical planning on how such system may be implemented. In addition, this meetup will not be exclusive to any political party, but be a forum for members of various parties, groups and individuals to come together to trade ideas related to open democracy and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

Podcast

In our podcast you will find detailed discussions in potential opportunities for reforming of existing democratic institutions; from local organisations to national governments around the world through technology or other practices. Our aim is to improve democracy: we think this can best be done by providing a forum for discussing democracy proposals, ideas, and to foster collaboration between people who would like to participate in democracy reform.

You can subscribe to the podcast in your podcast app of choice, or on Anchor.fm, Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

Join the Discussion

Meetup

Check out our Meetup page for events taking place online and in person in Melbourne, Australia.

Forum

We have an online discussion board to talk about democracy, ideas, events, and our latest podcast episodes.

Telegram

If you have the messaging app Telegram you can join our instant messaging chatroom. Click here for an invite to our Telegram channel.

Email

If you have any questions directly related to us that cannot be answered in our online discussion forum or you would like to give us a tip or a request for an interview on our podcast then you can reach us at: contact[at]designingopendemocracy.com