A civic minded public integrating a diverse range of issues and interests with local and national governments is vital for progress. The definition of a democracy is one led by the people. Right now the corporate world - as much as it is a powerhouse propelling itself - is more integrated with the government than our new green, humanitarian and sustainable initiatives. Unless we want our government to be a puppet of market factors we can't expect it to create the outcomes our organizations desire without integrating our organizations with local governments at some level. The question is, how to do it effectively and efficiently in a way that creates a harmony between public and private, the government and the citizens?Creative public consultation is the answer. Check out "MASS LBP"