January 23, 2013

Department of Good Stuff: Things to do now

Corporations
End corporate personhood

Democracy
Amend Congress
Elect the Attorney General
Instant runoff voting
Ballot initiatives

Public campaign financing
Urban statehood
Green Party
 
Drugs
End the war on drugs
 
Healthcare
Single payer health plan
 
Housing
Dealing with foreclosures

Shared equity program
Justice
Improve jury rights
Restorative justice
Community courts
Local
Building little republics in a failing empire
Local currency

Localism
Participatory budgeting
Money
Alternative currencies

Credit unions
Credit unions in your state
Printing money
Restore Glass-Steigall

End credit card usury

War
War abolition
 
Youth
Lower the drinking age
What the hell do we do now?
Moving towards a movement
Where change really comes from
Ideas for a better U.S.
America 2.0
A cooperative commonwealth
The quiet storm: blowin' in the wind of cultural decay
Why it's so hard to make good things happen
Getting the counter culture out of the closet
The twin tasks of a movement
Becoming and living as an actvist
Punk & protest
Being a rebel
Where is the counterculture when we need it?
Building little republics in a failing empire
Time for a movement

2 comments:

Capt. America said...

"Instant runoff" voting is a specific system, and not the best one for working the will of the voters. There are several other preference systems, and an education on the topic is in Wikipedia IFIRC.

Anonymous said...

Agreed, Capt. Tydeman's Ranked Pairs variation on Condorcet's system is significantly better. The benefit of instant runoff is largely financial.