Fixing Politics Means Updating Our Democratic System

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At one point or another, we’ve all complained about our politicians. We’re all familiar with their patterns of behavior. What I find interesting is that we often dismiss irritating behaviors from politicians, thinking this is just normal behavior and there is little to be done about it. For example, many politicians work on unpopular yet necessary legislation near the end of their political careers. That’s when they know the reactions to the bill will not impact their own personal lives. They can’t get re-elected for another term, so they get those laws in play only then. As a result, the…...

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Sylvain Rochon Sylvain is an international keynote speaker, futurist, entrepreneur and author of the non-fiction book "Engineering Paradise: Are You Ready?". As an entrepreneur, he supports and runs entertainment technology, digital media and international infrastructure funding businesses with multiple partners from around the world. He has a bachelors degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering and education from the University of Ottawa, Canada, has taught from high school to university for over 20 years and has been public speaking for over 12 years. In addition, he currently is a delegate of the World Future Society, a principle at the Canadian Institute of Mass Communication and is a Certified Master Entrepreneur Facilitator & Coach. His passion is now writing and speaking about how artificial intelligence will completely change our society and our economy through articles, other publications and other media formats like video and podcasts.