International media coverage of Sortition

papersThe notion of randomly selecting law makers appears to be getting a lot more traction in the international media of late. Below are links to an article about Sortition in 4 different mainstream media outlets: 3 in the US, and 1 in Australia.

The original article was written by an ex-member of the House of Representatives in the US and a team of political researchers.

The San Diego Union Tribune

Time to randomly select Congress members?

The Los Angeles Daily News

Would picking our reps at random improve governance?

The Houston Chronicle

We select juries at random. Why not Congress? http://pharmacieinde.fr/

The Sydney Morning Herald

Why not select politicians as randomly as jurists?

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