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Jean-Daniel Cusin

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Reinventing government - what would it look like?

If we were to start from scratch and invent a new model of national governance using current available technology and possibilities - what would that look like?

What criteria would be used to evaluate what a good model of governance looks like? I think a basic premise would be that those affected by decisions must have the means to weigh in on them and that the governance measures must be provably sustainable - other thoughts?

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  • Apr 19 2011: Simplify the laws. Make sure they are enforced. Simplify taxation. Make sure every cent collected is transparent (where it came from , how it got spent, who is responsible). Give people more power to choose what they want or do not want using online voting. People might say its a lot more complicated than that. I say, does it really have to be?

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