"governance" entries

Personal Democracy Forum ramp-up: adaptive legislation can respond to action in the agora

If legislatures could rely on public participation during the
implementation of the law, they could write laws that embrace such

Twenty-five hundred years of Government 2.0

New practices in government transparency are just intensifications of
things democracies have done for a long time: public comment periods,
expert consultation, archiving deliberations, and so forth. So let's
look back a bit at what democracy has brought to government so far.

Personal Democracy Forum ramp-up: from vulnerability and overload to rage, mistrust, and fear

The grand vision for government/public collaboration is a set of
feedback loops that intensify the influence of the collective will on
government policy. But will the White House have the time and
resources to establish a foothold for a solid and lasting open
government program?