Welcome! This is the official web site for the Jury Party. Not your ordinary party with narrow defined philosophy. We believe in Democracy. We believe that we need MORE Democracy to oversee the government. The site discusses how to get more Democracy into our political system. I hope you enjoy. Cheers
So, what’s this all about? Why do we need a new political party? Are the established two parties meeting your needs? Building your confidence in their decisions and your future? No? Well, that’s why. The current gaggle of third parties have narrow philosophical beliefs. If the political spectrum is a book, a typical third party […]
Here is an interesting look back at the beginning of the famous Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and how its direct democracy beginnings faded to a hierarchical system. Good read, but academic. By Francesca Polletta, Assoc. Professor of Sociology, Columbia Univercity.
Wikipedia defines a professional as: A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of the profession with the particular knowledge and skills necessary to perform their specific role within that […]
In a truly mixed government with a power balance of three branches, the major duties of each branch are these: Monarchy(President, Governor, Mayor ): Chosen by a popular or electoral system by the people Sets the direction of the country Manages the cabinet or managers Makes urgent decisions where time is very short Follows the […]
Stop and think about what the definition of Democracy is. What is it? How does it function? Your first thoughts may be typical, such as: basic freedoms; ability to vote; majority rule or perhaps “mob rule”. The definition of Democracy found in Wikipedia is not so much a system of government like Republican government, but […]
For many Americans it seems that the government is out of control. Government has escaped the bonds of the “checks and balances” to execute policy without the people’s consent. Confidence in the people’s federal representatives is at an all time low (less than 10% at times). The election process has become somewhat of a joke […]
A term not commonly used in political discussions is “mixed government” which is defined in Webster’s (http://www.webster-dictionary.org/definition/Mixed%20government) as ’A government composed of some of the powers of a monarchical, aristocratical and democratical government.’ This theory, usually backed by a constitution, creates a balance of power in order to avoid a tyranny from a monarchy or […]