real democracy for NYC: a campaign for modern day citizen lawmaking

What law would you—or someone you know who's, say, signing a certain voter petition—propose if we could all vote on it? Record it, and we'll add it to this collection!

Disclaimer: these are just samples of people's ideas off the top of their heads. Some are proposals for other jurisdictions. Winning real democracy for NYC wouldn't necessarily make any one of them more likely to pass, but we will finally have a proper venue to ensure good ideas get a fair hearing.

Also: Check out the documentary this campaign grew out of.


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