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How to restore trust in politics | The Economist

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“Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.”
― Mark Twain

Author — Question Everything — Thought Provoking Ideas

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Institutions are being corrupted from their legitimate mandates giving in to sectarian interests. There is no faith if agents don't act in the interest of the people.

Author — aLex Naturalis

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So... basically having newer representatives talk to our representatives. Citizen assemblies are an ancient idea because back then you could gather everyone who legally had a voice in one room. In the modern progressive world there has to be a better way to disseminate power to the individual than by adding an extra layer of representation to the mix

Author — Samuel Luebbers

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Nice it’s like having jury duty in the US. But instead of presiding over a trial you can preside over laws or at the very least a recommendation of a law.

Author — Keenan Turner

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“It is often easier to fight for one’s principles than it is to live up to them.”
― Adlai E. Steveson

Author — Question Everything — Thought Provoking Ideas

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watch 'Yes, Minister' to see why politicians never do what they're elected to do

Author — lm bester

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A major flaw in citizens' assemblies is that they over-represent the voices of those who have too much free time. Full-time workers will never want to add stress to their lives with an extra civic responsibility that demands an important amount of effort.

Author — andresemilfer

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"I love democracy"

-Sheev Palpatine

Author — Pandæmonium

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it's too late for the United States because there's too much money to be made in privatizing material and culture. All our politics is spectacle and all policy is short termist profiteering. Always has been.

Author — Twenty Five Bucks

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me: restore trust with honesty
DiCaprio: (laugh face)

Author — 1castellp

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Politicians care less about “power” as they do about financial incentives from favors.

Author — wayne Last

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"How to restore trust in politics"
Idk, maybe try having elected officials that actually push policies that the people want? thats literally all the people wants, for the government and its policy makers to respond to the people that voted for them.

Author — DeJion Andrews

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Well we wouldn't be having this conversation years ago, but I'm proud that we have reached this point. Don't know if this will work in America though, but I hope for the best.

Author — Regis A. Lecomte

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to the economist: putting Biden as an example of politicians "screaming at each other" is extremely misleading, dont you think?

Author — Alejandra Rodríguez Sánchez

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The problem with democracy is that it is essentially a school prom popularity contest writ large, trying to govern by committee and accomplishing nothing. Do note that no company are run by votes....

Author — 112313

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I would like to have more information about this topic. It's really important and Interesting.

Author — diego zambrano

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I appreciate this video revitalizing the citizen participation in the political governance; an important issue almost extinct in my country sad to admit.

Author — Blue Azkaban

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This seems more of that group more of a advocacy groups vying for direct democracy.🏛🧠🇬🇧

Author — Curtis Carpenter

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we call this a "town meeting" in the use and every single small town in america has always done it. it really only influences local politics.

Author — Lord Mike

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We had that this year in France. I was thrilled by the directives the assembly gave. Then Macron dismantled their policies one by one ...

Author — La Moria