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vishnu narang

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When political parties are ineffective or corrupt, should we participate? What is the solution?

In india and many other countries I believe the problem of corruption persists...
and its one problem which is most difficult and near to impossibility to solve...
I have no trust and confidence in any political party or leader in the country.....none of the current leaders can solve the problems of the country and develop...
the majority are corrupt ....what is the way out for such a country with so much to offer to the world...but without proper leadership?

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More frequent voting so that politicians don't get a free ride for a few years and only start to worry about the public's reaction near the election....Keep them on their toes and keep them INSECURE.....

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    Oct 18 2011: It seems like we're not lacking in inspiring leaders nor in awareness of corruption, but rather a way to get those leaders that we might actually be able to trust into power through corrupt systems and how to keep them informed of the desires of the people they represent when we only have a say every few years on voting day.

    Maybe voting for a party every few years and letting them do what they want is outdated. It suited people fine back when communication and travel were difficult. But maybe with all of the technology available to us in this day and age we could come up with a better system using technologies like the internet and social media. There is no reason for a politician to be disconnected from the public in this age of communication. Polls could easily be done on the internet to find out how people feel about issues and the public could have a say in the actual descisions being made rather than just electing a leader to make those decisions for them.

    Polling everyone every time a decision needs to be made isn't effective if everyone has to take a day off work, go line up in a polling station and manually tick a box, but it could be done with modern technology: You wake up, have your morning coffee, watch the news and vote on some issues on your laptop and then go off to work.
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      Oct 19 2011: I like the idea of being more active....instead of 4 years it can be done anytime....
      but we really need a better system.....if a leader is not performing his required duties....
      we should have the power to remove him and get someone else immediately....not wait for the common elections to come...
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        Oct 27 2011: Agreed, that's what I am suggesting: More frequent voting so that politicians don't get a free ride for a few years and only start to worry about the public's reaction near the election.
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          Oct 28 2011: Yup....thats the final idea i guess... :) :)

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