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Call for Applications: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships

Our friends at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a leading organization championing transparent and accountable government around the world, are now accepting applications for their 2013—2014 fellowship competition. NED invites activists, journalists and scholars from emerging and developing democracies to participate in Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships in Washington, DC. Over a period of five months,…

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Hail and Farewell to Raymond June

Today is a very bittersweet day here at Global Integrity. Our longtime friend and colleague Raymond June is returning to his homeland — the San Francisco Bay area — and leaving us. Raymond has long threatened to return to San Francisco, particularly as the Washington, DC summers have seemingly become worse and worse, so we…

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Global Integrity Publishes to IATI

Global Integrity recently signed to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and published our (admittedly limited) IATI-related financial information using the amazing, free Open-Aid Register, a tool to turn information into an IATI-compliant XML feed! Woot! For the less familiar, IATI is “a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that includes donors, partner countries and civil society organizations,”…

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Countering Citizens United: Innovative Approaches by Civil Society

In 2010, the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision dramatically restructured political financing in the United States. With a 5-4 majority, the Court categorized political donations as a protected form of speech for corporations, unions, and individuals, raising plenty of concerns about transparency. For example, Super PAC donors disclose the names of…

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How Online Information is Changing Cape Verde

Global Integrity was invited in July to Praia, Cape Verde, for a conference organized by the Alliance for Rebuilding Governance in Africa. The theme was “Africa Re-Invents its Governance,” and the venue was the Assembleia Nacional, a deliberate choice because Cape Verde has been a reputed model of good governance on the continent.  Last year,…

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The Citivox Pivot: How a Civic Startup is Failing Fast

The term "failing fast" is often thrown around as a catchy term describing how entrepreneurs are supposed to embrace experimentation, learn from failure, and iterate quickly. When they do fail, they're then supposed to immediately "pivot" — that is, change their business model to better respond to what the market is telling them. The "fail…

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