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Digital Democracy--Countable App

I have never considered myself particularly politically literate–while I do watch news programs (and like many of my generation,  watch satire shows like “The Colbert Report” and “Real Time with Bill Maher”) and know a bit about what is going on politically, I don’t feel I know enough nor contribute enough. 551 more words

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A lesson in modern democracy from Hong Kong's latest protest movement

New York’s Boss Tweed, who in the mid-19 century ruled with an iron fist the city’s corrupt Tammany Hall, once famously—or perhaps infamously—said, “I don’t care who gets to do the electing, as  1,183 more words

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Computer security company McAfee promotes online voting

Online voting and e-voting could become a larger part of the political process around the world but only if the right technologies and processes are implemented to ensure its security, according to a new Atlantic Council study sponsored by McAfee (which is now part of Intel Security). 351 more words

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