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[liberationtech] How to improve representative democracy?

mkqyp-libtech at usa.net mkqyp-libtech at usa.net
Thu Jan 5 10:09:33 PST 2017


According to public choice theory, there are some inherent flaws with
representative democracy, such as the corrupting influence of special
interests.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_choice#Special_interests

There are a lot of problematic proposals for how to improve democracy, like
this:
http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/read/democracy-by-app

If it were politically easy to alter our system of government, what would be
your recommended alternative?  Please enter ideas in this proposal tracker:
https://www.proposalprocon.com/request/9jcU27kS5ctSBag0KYYrRqOKp4xgSzA4hBQPY3Nboy45WoCr7c

--Chad Brower





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