The April 2011 issue of the New Yorker brings the tale of RosPil, a new Wikileaks-like site in Russia, and that of the site’s founder. Let’s read it while we can…
We’ve been arguing that transparency and crowdsourcing can be a powerful source of changes in the governance systems still around that don’t make much sense. It’s just that sometimes the wind can turn and temporarily slow what seems like inevitable outcomes. More links to previous post inside.
In “The Amazing Sausage Factory”, we highlight a few articles and interviews about the US political system and the problems and difficulties in getting things done. We also highlighted an outsiders’ look at Brazil’s system.
Finally, in this post called “Some Updates”, we had a bit more detail on OpenLeaks.