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Trust in Government


Time and again we hear politicians and commentators call for the restoration of trust in governments. This would imply that there once was a time when this trust existed and citizens did not have to second-guess the motives of those in 'power' who ruled them.

We do not know if this idyll ever existed but we do know that it would be much better if the question of trust would not play a decisive role in politics.

Introduction of direct democracy would go a long way towards reducing the need for trustworthy politicians as the actions of governments would face much more intensive scrutiny in the process of mandatory or optional referendums that we envisage.

More on Trust in Government

Only 13 per cent trust politicians


 

Why you should support
Dirdem:

Are you angry when people want to control your life?

Are you angry when people want to live off the fruit of your work?

Are you angry when people want to tell you what to think?

►If your answer is YES
to any or all of the above questions then you should support our Movement.



DIRDEM
is more than a traditional Political Party. We do not see this Cause as a career choice - or stepping stone leading to a lucrative career in the private sector.

DIRDEM
is not a Think Tank that publishes lengthy reports that are only read by a few insiders and later disappear in some library of filing cabinet.

DIRDEM
is not a Lobby or Special Interest Group that tries to gain advantage at the expense of other groups of society.

DIRDEM
is not a Religion or Ideology and does not try to make people believe in something except in the belief that no one should be allowed to rule our lives.
 

Decisions you would be able to influence:

By giving the reader examples of recent policy decisions we highlight the dramatic impact the introduction of Direct Democracy would have on the political life of all countries.

All the following decisions where taken without the participation of the affected citizens. Some - if not most - were highly controversial and have a negative effect for at least some major parts of the country's population.

The present system of government not only leaves the citizens powerless in the face of a never-ending tide of legislation, it also inevitably leads to inefficient use of taxpayer's money and a steady erosion of civil liberties.

See what decisions the citizens could influence directly in a proper democratic system

 

 

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