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Building Global Democracy | Advancing public participation in global issues
The World Parliament Experiment
Response to White House Request for Input: What Are the Most Effective Web Tools for Public Participation? In December, the White House issued a request for input regarding the U.S. Open Government National Action Plan. Their list of seven questions included one on e-participation.
About openDemocracy openDemocracy - is a digital commons not a magazine – a public service on the web not a commodity - is an independent, public interest, not-for-profit; a counter to the corporate media- champions human rights- seeks out and debate forms of democratic change- delights in good ideas vigorously debated and argument backed by investigation- critiques vested interests - supports pluralist inclusion without populism and try to a give voice to those marginalised- try neither to blink at the crisis of government nor cultivate alarmism- opposes fundamentalisms, including market fundamentalism- regards the freedom and liberty of others as our own- practices 'openness', rather than grasp at stultifying ‘neutrality’- publishes under Creative Commons licensing- supports peace-making and reconciliation- is committed to global education and encourage good and creative writing- welcome a range of forms to enable us to respond swiftly and interrogate deeply
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