Children in El Muelle neighborhood Bilwi, Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua.

Taiwan, Brazil and also New Jersey are using technology to bring greater citizen input into lawmaking

This article was written by Gopal Ratnam and originally published in Roll Call on April 20, 2021. This is a repost of the original publication.

An activist holds sunflowers and wears a sticker of Taiwan’s national flag on her face in support of the Sunflower Student Movement, which occupied the parliament building in Taipei in 2014. The movement led to the island adopting citizen input votes through mobile phone technology. (AFP via Getty Images)

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