"Rebooting democracy" via the Personal Democracy Forum

"Rebooting democracy" via the Personal Democracy Forum

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Hey, the folks at the Personal Democracy Forum, an annual conference on how technology is changing politics that I attend, just started Rebooting America and the idea is to get lots of people's ideas on how to reinvent democracy using the net. Here's the deal:

When the Framers met in Philadelphia in 1787, they bravely conjured a new form of self-government. But they couldn't have imagined a mass society with instantaneous, many-to-many communications or many of the other innovations of modernity. So, replacing that quill pen with a mouse, imagine that you have to power to redesign American democracy for the Internet Age. What would you do?

Essays should be no longer than 1500 words and posted here no later than May 1. Readers can vote them up or down. Check out the details here.

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twodogkd

Fascinating. I will have to come back to look at the essays. Too late to vote though . . . but still worth visiting and reading folks ideas.

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