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Bridging the Digital Divide

Open data cannot live up to its potential until available data becomes accessible information – explore the historical gap and the progress being made.
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Government Transparency: A Brief & Inaccurate History

Governments of every size and scope are increasingly launching transparency websites and open data portals - it doesn’t mean they’re doing it right.
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The Data Every City Should Release, & Why

What happens when we tear down separation between each city’s data? More problems are solved. Here are 6 elemental datasets - the Open Data Big Bang
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Open Data & Democracy: Promises, Realities, and Possibilities

Democracy is a system of government with two fundamental principles: free elections and alternative sets of policies from different political options.
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Open Data in the Age of Trump

A discussion on the 2016 US Presidential Election, highlighting the issue of government transparency during a season of political change.
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The Potential of Open Data to Curb Corruption

We looked at the 2018 Mexican Presidential election. Is the optimism surrounding open data as a means to curb corruption warranted?
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