Sunlight Foundation: gov't accountability and grassroots democracy

Sunlight Foundation: gov't accountability and grassroots democracy

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738843038_PS7We-M Citizens work with people in government to hold our government accountable, like to show where the money goes.

Part of this is the Sunlight Foundation Hackathon, where people are writing software to search open government data and to display it in a way even a guy like me can understand.

It's happening as I write this.

May not sound like much, but this is real grassroots democracy.

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twodogkd

Grassroots Democracy is at work here also
Censored News covers Native American Indian Issues and issues of indigenous folks around the world. Democracy or lack of it is addressed in many of the items on this site. Obama just approved drilling up in the arctic.
Indigenous folks from around the World are at the Copenhagen United Nation talks, and you can visit this website to learn some of what is being said.
CENSORED NEWS
http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com
EARTHCYCLE.NET Radio/streaming radio
"transmissions for justice and peace – community begins with communication"
http://earthcycles.net
UNITED NATIONS WEBCAST and agenda http://www.un.org/webcast/#

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