Campaign: Uncategorized

Innovations that increase transparency, participation, and collaboration.

Publish all proposed decisions on which the Federal government wants more transparency, participation, and collaboration in a system such as TransparentDemocracy.org, a non-profit (501c3), non-partisan site that allows people and organizations to: 1. Publish proposed decisions. 2. Publish how they recommend the decision be made, and why. 3. See how people and organizations they trust recommend they make the decision. ...more »

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Campaign: Do-It-Yourself Government

Train skilled community organizers to strengthen our democracy.

Invest (and encourage others to invest) in community organizers to achieve greater “participation” and “collaboration” in government. This will increase transparency in government and strengthen our democracy. Investing in new technologies is important, but “Tools don't build houses. Carpenters build houses," explains Marshall Ganz, who has been credited as the architect of President Obama's field campaign. Who knows? ...more »

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Campaign: Uncategorized

Government use of social media should focus more on “small groups of smart people arguing with each other” - Clay Shirky

Government use of social media should focus more on “small groups of smart people arguing with each other”, as Clay Shirky (author of Here Comes Everybody) suggests: (http://socialreporter.com/?p=502). To achieve this, consider adapting a system such as TransparentDemocracy.org to allow “small groups of smart people” to: 1. Publish proposed decisions. 2. Publish how they recommend the decision be made, and why. 3. ...more »

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Campaign: Public-Private Partnerships

Starting a New Deal

Generally I see that a majority of Americans feel they are being lied to but this is actually a case of being stumped. If you have never been stumped they listen here, it is easy to get stumped and laughed at on the way to the bank. So here is the lesson. The Middle East Opec nations may not have over two hundred gasoline stations compared to the 5,000 or more in America and yet to think that they need more is absurb ...more »

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