A national "town meeting" via home computer?

University of Illinois professor Charles West says national referenda on major issues are technologically possible. Citizens could speak their piece from home through personal computers or telephones. West says this variant of the New England town meeting would give a more accurate reading of citizen views - and a greater sense of participation in government.

Recommended: Five ways to protect yourself from government surveillance

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...