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DIRECT DEMOCRACY

Modernity’s major advancements in human governance are: representative governments and the nation-states they govern, which we call democracies. But “democracy” is a misnomer, since the polity is ruled by elites through representatives who corrupt political campaigns and manipulate the voting process while maintaining the fiction that the people rule because they are able to vote for politicians to represent their

Cannabis Sativa Signs MOU to Acquire Ibudtender Virtual Portal

MESQUITE, NV / ACCESSWIRE / July 26, 2016 / Cannabis Sativa. Inc. (OTCQB: CBDS) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire Ibudtender, the first truly smart cannabis web app tailored as a virtual budtender for patients, as well as a B2B & B2 app for dispensaries and cannabis businesses. Ibudtender’s preferential user and medical data makes

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CITIZENS AMENDMENT to the CONSTITUTION of the UNITED STATES

Section 1. The sovereign authority of the People of the United States, vested in an independent "Legislature of the People" with the power to enact, repeal and amend public policies, laws, charters and constitutions by local, state and national initiative, shall not be denied or abridged by any federal, state or local government of the United States. Section 2. The

THE CITIZENS LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES ACT

An Act establishing legislative procedures and an administrative agency to administer the legislative procedures on behalf of the citizens of the United States so they can deliberately exercise their legislative powers; and adding to the Federal Code. Be It Enacted By The Citizens Of The United States: Section 1. TITLE This act shall be known and may be cited as the Citizens

Bernie Sanders has Options: Will he choose the right one?

By Mike Gravel , July 6, 2016 At this point Bernie’s has several options. One: He could hang in there, as it currently appears, and press for changes in Democratic Party rules and in the party platform at the convention in Philadelphia. The latter is a futile exercise since convention platforms have little or no effect on policy decisions in Congress.

Cold War déjà-vu

In his speech in Prague, President Obama's rhetoric was essentially no different than that of George Bush. He promised, because of our "moral responsibility," to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He then averred that the US would not lower its defenses while others are pursuing a nuclear threat. He's right about his last promise. Under his budget the US