LD Is for Deep State as well as Legislation

Tim Reutemann writing on Medium: “But when discussing liquid democracy, we tend to speak about law making. The point of this article is to argue that the legislative branch seems to be the wrong place to start. Power in government has more dimensions than just making laws and some of them may be even more important and at the same time easier to democratise electronically.”

“Now, (assuming you live in a country with a public health system), maybe I could delegate to my doctor friend not a right to vote on medical laws in my name, but to vote on who is to be the new director of the hospital. And also delegate votes on hiring the director of the public transport company, the director of the department of public water works, their middle-managers and so on. Therefore decisions made in shaping our cities and the execution of public services, way beyond law making, could be democratised using the same basic liquid structures we debated and tools we developed for law making.”

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