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The Least Corrupt Countries in the World

The Least Corrupt Countries in the World

Citizens put their trust in their country every day. Countries need to be transparent and noncorrupt for their citizens, but some countries fail to do so. There are other countries, however, that remain as transparent as possible to their citizens. Based on the...
How 311 Will Improve Government Transparency

How 311 Will Improve Government Transparency

One of the trickiest aspects of maintaining an effective and functioning government is improving transparency. Democracy is all about fulfilling the needs of the customers, but it can be hard to break down the walls hindering communication between constituents and...
Technology and Government Transparency

Technology and Government Transparency

Every day we as individual consumers deal with information overload. We can access the news, videos, messages, and millions of different opinions in a matter of seconds. Every minute there are over 98,000 tweets sent and 694,445 Google searches. With the amount of...
The Importance of Business Transparency

The Importance of Business Transparency

There are many things that businesses require to be successful, from customers to capital to operate. However, if there’s one overlooked quality of a business that can sustain it for many years, it is transparency. What does this mean? Transparency with...
Warren Turns Trumps Opaqueness Into Political Fuel

Warren Turns Trumps Opaqueness Into Political Fuel

Donald Trump has been among the least transparent presidential candidates that the United States has seen in decades, famously breaking with 40 years of tradition by refusing to release his tax returns to the public eye during his presidential bid. Trump also dictated...
Why You Should Care About Local Politics

Why You Should Care About Local Politics

There is an old phrase that all politics are local. To modern ears, that may sound like a misplaced anachronism. However, even in the era of strong centralization of U.S. and global government in which we now live, the statement is far truer than many realize....
The Future of Healthcare

The Future of Healthcare

With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court last month, President Trump had the opportunity to make a truly historic pick for his replacement nominee. As a result, the question of healthcare and many social rights have come into play in...
Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Criticism of government transparency has pros and cons to consider. On the pro side, critics maintain secrecy increases stalemates, the poor performance of elected officials and government indecision. On the con side, critics avoid the most obvious reason for...