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Matthew Foster

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Create a web site where all NGOs and activist groups can present their cause in the form of a proposed act/decree/law

NGOs worldwide and others write up acts/laws that address threatening worldwide problems.
These laws are drafted in a standard format for consistence and easy of comprehension.
The host web site categorizes these acts and indexes them and displays them
Web site becomes host for proposed legislative law available for any party or politician, anywhere on the planet.
Web site asks others to support enactment of proposed laws through petitions etc.
Mirrored web sites could offer translations.
Host site promotes a single worldwide mission and single mission statement (ideas please)
We will never resolve problems so long as we remain fragmented into small numbers without a unified voice

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    May 27 2013: Hi Lori,
    Thanks for the comments.
    First off, at 76, I am not planning on building a site myself as I simply don't have the talent. I would however like to continue exploring this idea with anyone interested.
    My latest thought is that we need to break down the problems facing us into categories and then present a case for one issue in each category every second week. If we used 26 categories then we could offer one proposed legislative act every two weeks every year. Perhaps Avaaz could take on that task but rather than offer the act - petition to one legislative body they would send it to every national legislative body in their own perspective language. They have a millions of followers already. Avaaz and others do a phenomenal job but we need to resolve major problems that affect all of us and not just the few.
    Here are the 26 categories that I have drafted. needs editing I'm sure
    1. Air degradation
    2. Biodiversity
    3. Democracy/Voting
    4. Energy
    5. Farming/Logging
    6. Fishing/Whaling
    7. Food
    8. Forestry and Mining
    9. Genetic engineering
    10. Health
    11. Human Rights
    12. Land/Soil Degradation
    13. Nuclear Issues
    14. Ozone Issues
    15. People’s Commons/natural resources
    16. Plastic Dangers
    17. Public Broadcasting/Freedom of speech/Right to Knowledge
    18. River and Water Resources
    19. Space Issues
    20. Species
    21. Toxins
    22. Trade and Labour
    23. Transportation
    24. Waste/Recycle
    25. Other
    26. Other -
    Cheers
    Matt

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