Ex-News Junkie
I'm in favor of direct democracy
Sun Nov 5, 2017 12:50pm

All major issues in a country should be determined by plebiscite, and implemented by consensus government composed of regional elected representatives unaffiliated with any political party or ideology. In fact political parties and political ideologies should be banned. This system would more accurately represent the will of the majority of the people, and more expeditiously get things done. This system of government is currently employed in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut to get shit done. Meanwhile, politicians elsewhere are creating public scandals, legal quagmires and administrative paralysis in the name of party politics.

Furthermore, I think all decisions and official policies should be up for re-vote by plebiscite at least once every generation. That includes constitutional documents, laws, charter freedoms, how elections are run, etc. Everything. And each document should be voted on clause-by-clause, not just yea or nay on the whole package - like an omnibus bill.

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