Archive for September, 2008

20 e-democracy research questions from a practitioner

Friday, September 26th, 2008

The other month I asked folks on the practitioner-oriented DoWire.Org e-consultation forum – groups.dowire.org/groups/consult/messages/topic/XfrpCKqPLfZVDbcSnRQHY – about research questions they’d like to see answered.
I’ve just put the finishing touches on my keynote speech to the EDem2008 conference in Krebs, Austria – www.donau-uni.ac.at/edem – next week and I’d rather not put the audience to sleep with a [...]

Former Korean President Launches Democracy2.KR

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

About:
www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2008/09/116_31094.html
english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_editorial/311258.html
From:
www.democracy2.kr/
Thanks to Google translation (which when you cut and paste seems to share both languages):
‘???? ??, ???? ??’? ???? Free conversation, deep conversation, and look forward to
Now, democracy, 2.0, open the door. ?? ???? ???? ?? ????, ??? ????? ???? ??? ?????. The schedule was delayed more than originally planned, I still could [...]

Project – US Voter Survival Kit from Public Agenda

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

See
www.publicagenda.org/citizen/electionguides
Subject: Re: Voter�s Survival Kit
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:31:38 -0400
From: Shaheen Hasan
*Public Agenda Calls on Candidates to Focus on Issues in Last 50 Days of
Campaign*
�Voter�s Survival Kit� at PublicAgenda.org Examines Six Issues and Sorts
through the Campaign Rhetoric
Aims to �Protect Voters from Political Spin�
New York City � The nonpartisan, nonprofit PublicAgenda.org � twice
nominated for [...]

e-Democracy Time Capsule – less than 5 days to submit

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

See:
timecapsule.onewebday.org/how-to-contribute/
OneWebDay is a global event held September 22 celebrating the Web and
highlighting key issues about the future of the Internet, with a focus in its
third year on online political participation. To celebrate and document the
recent flourishing of online political participation in what has become a new
�town square,� the DC OWD Planning Committee is creating an [...]

Last Minute Tuesday E-Politics Lunch Discussion in DC with Steven

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

I’ll be in DC for about 24 hours and discovered that I am now free for an early lunch on Tuesday.
If you’d like to swap some current e-politics stories in the heat of the U.S. Presidential campaign from 11:30 am – 1:15 pm near Dupont Circle at the Sunlight Foundation (bring your own lunch), [...]


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