Tag Archives: democracy

The Problem With Direct Democracy: The Case of California

Direct democracy is now easier than ever. But raw public input without first improving democratic processes is dangerous.

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The Architecture of Democracy’s Processes

It is not enough for a democracy in the 21st century to make decisions by up-down majoritarian votes.

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Digital Fascism Rising?

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism?

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Catalan Questions

What’s ahead for Catalonia, Spain and the EU following the tumultuous Catalan independence referendum?

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Part VI: Digital Upgrade of Democracy (“Digital Democracy”)

We need social systems that are able to produce better solutions to complex problems.

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How To Make Democracy Work in the Digital Age

Digital democracy has the ultimate benefit that it supports society’s historical achievements.

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Voter Turnout in Korea Vs Japan

Similar voting systems yield very different participation rates.

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Compulsory Voting in the OECD

What effect does a voting mandate have on turnout in places like Mexico, Australia or Belgium?

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Voter Turnout in Europe: Highs and Lows

How many voting-age people show up to vote in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium?

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Impediments to U.S. Voting

A key obstacle to voting is the unnecessary complexity of the U.S. voting process.

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