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Academic and activist Larry Lessig might not be the next president of the United States, but his entry in the race helps bring across the point that democracy should and can be fixed. In that sense, his message is not much different from the mission of DemocracyOS, an Argentine group working to promote collaborative decision-making. Naturally, its co-founder and executive director Pia Mancini is a longtime admirer of Lessig’s work. While Mancini may not be as well-known in the general public, her TED talk last year has garnered more than one million views. “How to upgrade democracy for the Internet era” is a good summary of what The DemocracyOS Foundation hopes…

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