Book Review: Not Enough – Human Rights in an Unequal World

My review of Samuel Moyn’s book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World. I find Moyn’s historical analysis useful, and it points to important lessons for those interested in addressing inequality, as well as to the tensions around human rights approaches to this issue.

Book Review: Out of the Wreckage

Since I seem incapable of writing blogs these days, I thought I would go back to basics.  Read a book, write a review.  Here’s hoping this helps me get back in the habit of blogging more regularly. In the book Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis, author George Monbiot…

Time to Get Political: Why the Open Governance Community Needs to Start Engaging with Grassroots Movements

Given the events of the last 24 hours, seemed appropriate to repost this blog here (originally posted on the International Budget Partnership site).  Change a few words and it applies to the U.S. context, not just today or on Jan. 20, but always.   There’s been a slow-dawning realization among open governance advocates that pushing for…