Posted 5 years ago on Feb. 24, 2013, 3:45 a.m. EST by Kavatz
from Edmonton, AB
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If you've been posting on the topic of new systems, a one world government, or at least thinking about the future of democracy, this is for you.
We're desperate to regain control of nations, constitutions, rights and freedoms. We know that it's only the winners of the corporate capitalism game that have control.
Let's say 99% Conglomerate IS the vehicle we used to get there, Phase 3 of the Conglomerate is now over, and capitalism as we knew it (back in 2013) has expired. A completely new capitalism now exists - it now exists as a form of libertarian socialism. Large corporations are powerless against people and do not equate to people. They have no rights and must adhere to rules defined by the people in the Conglomerate's Post-Phase 3 Constitution. All "large" corporations can only exist as worker-owned and operated entities with strictly enforced workplace democracy.
Now it won't be up to me how it all turns out, it will be up to the members of the Conglomerate: Subsidiary owners and employees... basically all consumers, 99% of the global population (who can communicate in a meaningful way).
OK, back to the future as I imagine it.
Forget political parties, they expired too. No parties compete for power or divide the nation. That's all history now, an antiquated tool. There is no President or Prime Minister. The entire structure of government has evolved.
The new framework can be called Departmental Governance. Forget where you live; there are no more borders, politically speaking. You choose which "constituency/ies" you belong to. Each Department has its own constituency, but rather than electing/voting in Department leaders, you evaluate them. Without delay, you can pull them from power if need be, and the next best candidate takes the position instantaneously.
What are Departments? Think of them as sub-nations, autonomous silos of governance. They are the separate pieces of government with separate administrations and fields of expertise. Here is a short list of Departments, to make the concept fully understood: Department of Justice, Department of Economics, Department of Environment, Department of Scientific Research, Department of Transportation, Department of Infrastructure, Department of Human Services, Department of Energy, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Health and Wellness, Department of Recreation, Department of Employment, I feel like I could go on forever.
How do you enter a Departmental Constituency, in order to influence the decision-making of government? There are a few ways:
Be employed by or volunteer/donate time/money to the public-sector in that Department.
Be an active member in good standing with the political opposition (the NEW AGE political parties).
This doesn't mean much to you now (two separate chapters), but just know it's possible for anyone to be in the constituency of none, one or many Departments.
How do you run for a leadership position in your Department? You must fall into the category of #1 above; associated with the public-sector. If you've met certain criteria, you can spend a large portion of your work hours, paid full normal wages, doing the activities of leaders. You are on the list of people the Departmental Constituency evaluates on a regular schedule. You know many people in your Department and they know and seem to understand you. They are familiar with the issues your Department faces on a day-to-day basis. They have a much better understanding of how your Department operates, and what it needs, than someone in any other Department.
What are the typical leadership activities? Here are the ones I can remember of the top of my head: studying, writing, public speaking, traveling, mentoring, representing, decision-making in Legislative Court (hope that's a good word for it, I won't go into rules of the court now or anything else about it.)
What are the evaluation criteria? That's one I can't decide on. I could happily go many ways. For example, my current favorite implementation is virtues (I know, sounds silly). I think all Departments should share common virtues, such as Competence and Integrity; however, each Department should have their own set of virtues democratically decided to determine their best-fit leaders. Justice might want a strong, bold and unwavering leadership, while Human Services might prefer a more compassionate breed.
What about interdepartmental interaction - conflict and cooperation? Again, another chapter so I'll ambiguously summarize. A few Departments have special roles. Justice, Scientific Research, and Economics are the main (only?) ones. When work needs to be done involving two or more departments, then roles and tasks will be simply defined. When there's conflict, the Justice Department comes into play.
It's getting late and my brain is shutting down, but that was fun. I hope you enjoyed reading and have some thoughts on it.
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