In 2018, the overall parameters for the Humane National Committee were finalized by the Humane Party after expiration of the associated public-comment period and internal review. Assignment for the seats of Class A, which takes a geography-based approach related to that used in the U.S. House of Representatives, was also finalized after public comment and review. Proposed seat clusters for Class B are today published through The Humane Herald for public comment. The public is invited to comment on these proposed seats during the next 30 days.
Category: Humane National Committee
Milestones from the Humane Party’s first ten years
In recognition of the Humane Party’s 10th birthday, here’s a brief account of some milestones from the organization’s first decade. … More
Humane National Committee: Class A Finalized
Upon expiration of the public-comment period and a final review, the Humane Party Board of Directors has ratified the full design of Class A for the Humane National Committee (HNC) as published on October 19, 2018. Class A of the HNC represents a significant advance over the traditional model of geography-based representation.
Complete set of seats for Class A of the Humane National Committee (USA) published for 30-day public-comment period
After an initial subset of proposed seats for Class A of the Humane National Committee were published for comment a few weeks ago, a first complete set of seats for Class A is now being published today for public comment.
The One, the Few, the Many, and the All
At this special moment in history, we are witnessing a revolution in philosophy and political science: the zoocracy system of government extends the political franchise beyond the species barrier to include all forms of sentient life. The Humane Party has been developing the zoocratic system and the HP’s future governing body, the Humane National Committee (HNC).
Humane National Committee (USA) high-level parameters finalized; first proposals for individual seats published for 30-day public-comment period
The overall parameters for the Humane National Committee have been finalized and ratified by the Humane Party. Class A takes the geography-based approach like that used in the U.S. political system and by other U.S. political parties. Proposed constituency definitions for some seats of Class A are today published for public comment.
Humane National Committee: Initial Parameters Released; 30-Day Public Comment Period Begins
The Humane Party has published an initial set of parameters for the overall design of the Humane National Committee governing body. These parameters will now be available for comments, criticisms, and editorial suggestions from the public until completion of a final overall design has been achieved.
Zoocracy: Placing Permanent Political Power—Yes, the Vote—in the Paws, Claws, and Jaws of Other Species
Zoocracy is a representative form of government in which members of all sentient species—not just homo sapiens—hold permanent political power of equal dignity. Zoocracy is akin to democracy, in that decisions are made by vote of an enfranchised population. But democracy pertains to an enfranchised population that is limited to humans, whereas zoocracy extends the franchise to all species.