Tag Archives: Proportional Voting

Pluralistic ( Constructive ) Democracy

Occupy Wall Street! Occupy Oakland! Occupy Portland! Occupy Boston! Occupy LA! Please read this. Please try to understand it. Please try to implement it. One of the highest VALUES paraded in every protest we see is the word DEMOCRACY. And … Continue reading

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Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … Continue reading

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Burden of a Two Party System

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. On Oct. 12, occupythegreenparty posted the following point: “I think people shouldn’t be afraid of several parties. The goal of the party is to run a candidate … Continue reading

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A New Declaration of Independence

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from fivefingers: “Demands” is the wrong word. (It makes OWS sound unjustified and is a word associated with other words like … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Leadership

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from CST: before we change the wall st and white house we gotta change OWS community, http://occupywallst.org/forum/decentralization-of-leadership-at-top-levels-of-oc/ Nanook: Centralization – Decentralization … Continue reading

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A Totally New Approach To Voting

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. While the comment providing details of an “Equal Access Amendment” presents some good approaches to addressing some known issues, I think a much different view needs discussion. … Continue reading

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