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Archon Fung

A Citizen Congress

By Archon Fung
October 16, 2007

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DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL candidate John Edwards unveiled a "One Democracy" initiative last week to enlarge the role of ordinary Americans in politics. The "Citizen Congress" is the most original part of this policy. If elected, he would convene millions of Americans in town halls throughout the country every other year to deliberate and advise public leaders on difficult issues such as ... (Full article: 790 words)

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