What if 1% of the population was chosen at random to vote, and the rest of us spent 13 minutes each imagining a better government and contributing something tangible to civic discourse? That would add up to over 47 million hours of civic engagement in one day.
How about a national holiday: Civic Imagination Day!
See my piece (pp. 71-74) in the FutureEverything's Smart Citizens, edited by Drew Hemment and Anthony Townsend.