Transparent Participatory Governance

Maker World - Submitted by mgorbis on Oct 14 2013

in 2025, Odessa becomes a pioneer in introducing a new governance system where people use participatory platforms to review, discuss, and vote on all major policy decisions. The citizens will be using the App4Gov app (https://www.facebook.com/App4Gov) for making decisions as well as to track elected officials' voting records, financial backgrounds, contributions, as well as other data.

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Support( 2 )
How would you expand or adapt this future in 2025?
kayvee
Oct 14 2013
7:47 PM
Odessa citizens connect with citizen in other cities to help reframe global issues in local terms, so a kind of de factor global governance emerges from the bottom up.
Furniture
Oct 14 2013
7:48 PM
This real-time voting system could include an educational component, allowing people to research policy decisions and make INFORMED decisions.
Stakeholders( 1 )
Who would you need to bring together to make this future happen?
Kirill
Nov 18 2013
11:13 AM
Hackers, Activists, Government
Logistics( 1 )
What resources would you need to mobilize to make this future real?
Kirill
Nov 18 2013
11:17 AM
Participation of the community, Social debates
Roadblocks( 1 )
What could get in the way of this future?
Kirill
Nov 18 2013
11:20 AM
Passivity of society