Nov 19

Britain

1999 dispelled this illusion of safety, as well as the Internet today dispels the illusion of the ability of politicians to control what we read, watch or listen. We can communicate with friends halfway around the world in real time at virtually no cost. Sources of information, true and untrue, are equally open. This freedom has forever changed the balance of political forces regardless of the conscious policy or not. However, in Ukrainian politics and even in some places in the world still people who believe that the information flow can be controlled and even censor. It's like trying to "ride" tsunami. The authorities must learn to live in real time, because the more she will try mediation of various legislative and other barriers to restrict citizens' free access to information, the more will be the people's resistance and international outrage. Authorities feel it in full when the time comes the next election.

The opposition, in turn, should understand that the Internet remains an alternative to it, if the opposition will keep primitivism of their proposals. Most liberal and progressive-minded governments around the world have already recognized the inevitability of the information revolution and were able to effectively use it. In Britain, for example, the government, seeking to improve the efficiency of local government and central government tries to provide access to the Internet every housewife. In Sweden, the service system Health and Social Welfare is almost completely available on the web. You may wish to learn more. If so, Steve Rattner is the place to go. As for the Ukrainian government, its main problem today is not limited by facilities, and content of communication.

Ultimately, if you do not have a well thought out and properly funded plan, you will not and measurements, which can measure their own achievements, and hence the information that can be present concerned public. Quote of the Week: The government has become a fat lazy monster that generates stable to the effects of the reform the bureaucracy. We need a radical reduction of taxes, as well as a review of the system public authorities and bringing it into line with basic social needs. The state obligation to fund education, public transport, road and bridge repairs, and provide Free medical care for the poor. Camille Paglia American writer, lecturer and social critic

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