A vision for the future
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Name: Ajay Prakash
From: New York
Bio: Computer Enthusiast
Area of Expertise: Research Scientist/Illuminator
Topic: Global Relationships/Politics
Headline: Global Policy Decided by the People
Nutshell: Global policy by NATO or UN will be decided by the input of the average citizen.
Vision: With the internet in the hands of just about everyone in the near future, Global Policy initiatives will be able to begin more easily at the grassroots level. Thus, forums will begin to crop up which policymakers will peruse with suggestions from everyday users. In this manner the world will slowly turn into a more direct democracy.
Date Submitted: 11/11/2004