The explanation of combining online and offline methods is insightful, though somewhat superficial
David van Reybrouk – Against Elections (read in Dutch)
It would be interesting to expand the solution space to include not just random selection of citizens but also modes of participation and collaboration from non-political domains like open source software development.
March 2022: A foresighted moral plea, that after the Ukraine invasion has become an even more chilling read.
The author’s recommended retun to a local solidarity may address the issue at hand, but will also pose significant threats for ‘diversity and inclusion’.