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Citizen Empowerment

Show Me the Money: How to Make Governments Work

Keith W. McLean | Posted 06.11.2014 | World
Keith W. McLean

One important piece of the puzzle can be summed up thus: Open budgets = transparent budget processes + open data + citizen engagement.

The Great Degeneration

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 04.30.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

Society has become centered in the cities, and in the cities, there is only effectiveness when good government is present.

Beyond Polarizing Politics -- Lessons From the Shutdown

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Boyte

In my last post ("Reclaiming Our Democracy - Lessons from the Trenches of Citizen Advocacy," October 15) I described the highly effective methodologie...

Reclaiming Our Democracy -- Lessons From the Trenches of Citizen Advocacy

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Boyte

The University of Minnesota recently hosted Sam Daley-Harris, founder of RESULTS. Sam was on a book tour for the 20th edition of Reclaiming Our Democracy, and I prepared for the dialogue between us following his talk.