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All discussions, all personal, departmental, and relevant corporate financial records, all decisions and positions should be public.

Backroom deals should be banned.

And how would you enforce this? It would require a lot of people dedicated to watching these politicians/civil servants/decision-makers and a lot of sophisticated equipment to monitor them all the time. Oh, and at what level would you start?

And saying that a measure only harms those who "have something to hide" is an old authoritarian argument...

"People only accept change when they are faced with necessity, and only recognize necessity when a crisis is upon them." - Jean Monnet

by Melanchthon on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 12:06:59 PM EST
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