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All of our social systems of being such as our democracy, the market economy, our views on the relation of property and contract, and the relationships between finance and the means of production should be viewed from the same lens that would we would any other technology.

  In this article, I will present the argument that we have allowed our Social Technology of democracy to become outdated. If we as a collective were to

Reimagining Local Governments

Posted on November 4, 2017

  OurSociety’s purpose is to create a more transparent, collaborative, engaging democratic process that empowers grassroots leadership. We’re accomplishing our mission through the development of a platform that enables a consistent experience for obtaining information on and engaging with local governments. By having all of the municipalities within the U.S. on a single non-partisan, non-profit local government platform, we can realize tremendous benefits for both the administrations and the constituents. Elected Representatives – Who Are

Local government in New Jersey

Posted on October 26, 2017

Contributed to OurSociety by Donna Russo Local government in New Jersey is composed of counties and municipalities. These counties together contain 565 municipalities, or administrative entities composed of clearly defined territory; 250 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 244 townships, and 4 villages. With five types and twelve forms of local government (plus several non-standard forms in municipalities with special charters), some areas of New Jersey are administered

Power in Purple

Posted on October 9, 2017

Why Purple?

Purple is the combination of Red and Blue, the two current representations of American politics.  At our core the OurSociety experiment is about uniting people together. In the modern information, age communication is globally integrated linking us all closer together than ever before; we’re helping to update our local government practice and procedure to best take advantage of this interconnectivity in order to create more experimentation and innovation at a community level.  Anyone