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LIO Friends: DIY Democracy Tool Unites Web, Change

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 12:25 AM

US Libertarian-interested  consumer info journalist John Stossel congratulates  Jennifer Jones, who with LIO Friends  is championing use of more web and other technogy to spread democracy and 'civic engagement.'

LIO Friend Jennifer Jones is deeply interested in increased world democracy, participation, transparency and change via petitions  and initiatives...and just sharing key information on what's going on. As a result she's championing 'Do It Yourself'  DIY Democracy among other projects. She invites you to check out the site at: http://diydemocracy.org/welcome/ which explains the robot or 'app' that is powering change in many areas by uniting tools to obtain information and act in a timely fashion.

In addition, more tools are at: http://theprometheusinstitute.org/  which networkls additional data from otrher efforts and is helping LIO Friends and other activists in activities from improving Nigerian elections to crowdsourcing data to call out mis-statements by officials It also has projects such as helping young entrepreneurs with key items. These could anchor a great project for your activist group or personal activism.

Mr. Stossel has a more 'old school' school video project on his work at: http://stosselintheclassroom.org/index.php?p=aboutjohn.html&l=8

 

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