Colorado Political Candidate Promises to Give His Seat to an App
What if elected representatives actually voted based on what their constituents wanted?
Could Technology Remove the Politicians From Politics?
What if your city council member was essentially a robot whose every decision you and your fellow citizens voted for by phone?
Elon Musk Wants to Die in an Ultra-Democratic Society on Mars, Apparently
The famous tech dude behind Tesla and SpaceX told an audience at the Code Conference that his dreamed-of Martian colony would be run by direct democracy.
What If Everyone Voted on Everything?
Voting rates are abysmal, so let's envision a future where we all vote via an app.
The Swiss Custom of Voting While Shitfaced and Heavily Armed
Landsgemeinde is a wonderful chance to get hammered in public and vote for a farmer to be your "city captain."
These UK Election Candidates Think Voters Should Get to Decide Every Issue
Could direct democracy fix Britain's broken politics?
In Afghanistan in the not-too-distant future, US soldiers share their headsets and POV with spectators from back home. In order to get authorization to fire, all they need is enough upvotes.
Julian Mortimer Smith
Can OpenGov's Madison Platform Change the Surveillance State?
Crowd-Sourcing NSA Reform.