SHARING INSIGHTS ON STRATEGY AND LEARNING FOR FISCAL JUSTICE

This blog was originally posted on IBP’s website here.  It was co-authored with Suvarna Hulawale (IBP), Caroline Laroche (NRGI) and Chris Stalker (Oxfam America).  Recently, Oxfam America, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), and the International Budget Partnership (IBP) engaged in a series of learning exchanges to share insights and lessons from our respective Planning,…

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…