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Transparency Or Transparently Corrupt: What Kind Of Government Do We Want?

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.18.2011 | Technology
Cliff Schecter

I had a client a few years back named Onvia. Onvia provided better and more timely information than the federal government, regarding where stimulus d...

Public Cut Out of Budget Negotiations

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

A very small number of political leaders have ended up with startling control over the country's priorities, and the public has been left piecing together what is happening well after it's been decided.

Why Cutting E-Gov Funding Threatens American Jobs

Beth Simone Noveck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Simone Noveck

By making government data available through E-Gov programs, public officials can then reach outside of government for creative answers to tough problems, which, in turn can save money.

Most Interesting Start-up of the Year? The Federal Government

Anil Dash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anil Dash

Our government's embrace of the same web technologies that have radically improved productivity in the private sector represents a permanent and fundamental upgrade in the way our government functions.

Recovery.gov Description FAIL

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

Read as stated, this description leads one to believe that the U.S. government spent nearly $1.2M for 2 pounds of ham ...sliced.