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Lincoln's List

The website hosting the community's processes:




We intend establish a collaborative community for Illinois Politics.  We intend to design, implement and evolve social and technical process tools for community building, including new currency tools.


Lincoln's List is a non-partisan PAC (Pollitical Action Committy) being developed.  The intent is to co-create a new political will from the bottom up, and to empower ourselves as citizens.  Processes will be collectively created to:

  1. Design legislation -- we will need to advance the field of consensus creation across scales to effectively converge on practical legislation in alignment with best collective knowledge.
  2. Support Candidates -- Raise money and connect volunteers to candidates that best support collectively held goals.
  3. Pass Legislation -- Keep the network informed as candidates get into office and submit legislation in session.  Organize citizen actions and communication to officeholders.
In order to do all of that, we will create and use "membrane currencies" for community governance, and flow currencies to acknowledge contributions.

Membrane currencies: 

Represents members who have been appointed to one or more roles.  Probably similar to Collaborator role on this wagn, maybe that is a ...
In Membrane currency+wagn terms, this is a signed up user.     Can edit only in general public discussion areas.  Can ...
This membrane give global power in context.  Use your power wisely.   In Membrane currency+wagn terms, this is an Administrator
Similar to Root in level of commitment and trust, but just outside in a sense.  Many of this group will have real responsibilities ...
This represents the general capability of a full declared member of the community.  Each community sets the criteria for members in good standing, and in ...

Flow currencies: 

Community Credit
A mutual credit currency for a community of purpose.  This type of currency is issued and redeemed by individuals to support the exchange of value ...
Enterprise currency
What has been referred to as the "WE" in flowplace contexts.  This is a currency issued by a collective body to acknowledge work contributed to ...






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