The scale of the future society is the region, yet current governance system is not designed to represent the interests of citizens and entrepreneurs on a regional scale. This requires a different democratic process of decision-making.
The inspiration for the new regional democratic decision-making are companies known by the term ‘Steward Ownership’ – these companies are owned by themselves and not by outside shareholders. The legal form in the Netherlands is the ‘cooperative association with full legal capacity’, and the members are citizens and entrepreneurs in the region. In its modern form, blockchain technology is used to facilitate.