The next age of government

OK, I’m a month late to this, but stumbled across a simply fantastic presentation David Cameron, the leader of Britain’s Conservative Party, gave last month at TED.  Cameron argues that we’re entering a new era — a time where ordinary citizens are increasingly empowered by new technologies while government’s power (and monies) are decreasing.

“If we combine the right political thinking with the incredible information revolution that’s taken place…there’s an incredible opportunity to actually remake politics, remake government, remake public services and achieve…a big increase in our well being,” Cameron said in describing his overarching thesis.

The short, but compelling, 15 minute video of his presentation is below…

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