Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
Political parties’ candidates need to be asked in all-candidate meetings or debates a central question: If elected who would gain what benefits from what is being proposed? And who would bear what costs, and risks, and why?
Citizens should ask decision-makers to publicly explain who benefits on spending in the next election campaign.
The Senate can do important and unique work, but full and fair public explanation by decision-makers before they act is key to having citizens gain control over what goes on in their societies.
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