The Timesizing® Program
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2003-10 Phil Hyde, Timesizing.com, Box 117, Harvard Sq PO, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA 617-623-8080 - HOMEPAGE
Visit also Michael Parenti's campaign for election reform *Voting in the USA (second in list) and *BlackBoxVoting.org.
Phase 1 - electronic referendums - debugging issues

There are naturally debugging issues with the new technology of electronic voting machines, as anticipated by Stalin's statement that it doesn't matter who casts the votes, only who counts 'em. Our position is based on Systems Science. Big systems need fast and accurate and plentiful feedback to survive. If they don't get it, they don't survive. This is a systems issue. This voting-system issue is covered by websites such as *BlackBoxVoting.org and in New York Times (NYT), Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and regional-news articles such as -

Quick Reference. The 5 phases of the public-sector stage of the Timesizing program (bear in mind there's a long private-sector stage preceding that) are:
1. Referendums, to broadly define unemployment and set target rates
2. Corporate overtime tax with an exemption for OJT and hiring
3. Individual workoholic tax with an exemption for mentoring and employing
4. Making the workweek vary inversely with unemployment, newly defined to include welfare, disability, homelessness, prisons, forced part time and self employment...
5. If the workweek gets too low too fast, shifting the pressure to imports, immigrants, or births

6.=new 1. If the public doesn't want to squeeze imports, immigrants or births, we move on to the next program, "Paysizing," and go through the same private and public sector stages of 5 phases apiece with "income and poverty" instead of "employment and joblessness".

For more details, see our campaign piece alias social-software manual, Timesizing, Not Downsizing, which is available from *Amazon.com online.

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