Posts Tagged: Politico

A Tale of Two Parties: Promoting Bipartisanship

Last week my friend at YGL Cara Ann Bumgardner wrote a blog about an awesome POLITICO event she attended that inspired her. She doesn’t have a GovLoop account, but wanted to share her experience: “One of my favorite DC pastimes is going to events–especially of the political persuasion. Washington is teeming with opportunities to not… Read more »

The Obama administration’s open government initiative: Politico’s assessment

There is a fascinating story in Politico: President Obama’s muddy transparency record http://politi.co/ykWK7q “Three years into his presidency, critics say Obama’s administration has failed to deliver the refreshing blast of transparency that the president promised” In general, I think the story is fair — the administration has not fully tapped the power of open government…. Read more »

Open-Government.us – Caring about Sharing

Greetings, everyone. Have you seen the new open letter from Larry Lessig, Ben Smith (Politico), Tim O’Reilly and others from Mozilla, Wikipedia, RedditMozilla, and the Sunlight Foundation regarding three principles for open government? Here’s the slide show: And here are the three principles: 1. No Legal Barrier to Sharing (law (copyright law) should not block… Read more »