An app for democratic proposal-making.
It aims to facilitate citizen participation in public issues, with a laser-focus on proposals rather than noisy and many times endless debate. Debate is done through proposals - for example, dissenters have to make a counter-proposal to be heard. Other participants have to support a proposal in principle in order to suggest changes.
Representation is ensured for less involved participants through fluid delegation of support, in a liquid democracy.
Participate is in early stages of development, moving towards a functional prototype to be deployed within the next few months, when a pilot will be run with a select group of proposal-makers, initially urban planners and water management specialists in São Paulo, Brazil.
- Facebook sign up and sign in
- Very simple proposal creation
- Listing proposals
- Supporting proposals
Next features on the roadmap:
- Creating counter-proposals
- Delegating support
brew install watchman npm install bower install
Finally, run the test suite, if everything is ok the build should go smoothly and tests should pass:
You'll need to startup the API app first, so the Ember client can talk to it. Follow the instructions to install and start it up, then come back here and run
Visit your app at http://localhost:4200.
Want to get involved?
We'll pair with you so you can get up to speed quickly, and we pair on features as well.
Shoot us an email, we'll add you to our Slack channel to join the discussion and talk about next steps.
See the complete guide to contributing here.