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Participatory Budgeting Meeting

There will be a meeting to discuss bringing participatory budgeting to the 50th Ward. It’s scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, from, 6:15 – 7:30 at the Northtown Library. 82 more words


Participatory Budgeting Meeting

POWR has begun a campaign to place an advisory referendum in support of participatory budgeting on the ballot for the November election.

This referendum will apply only to the 50th Ward, which has in the past five years seen all of its menu money ($6.5 million dollars) spent on potholes while other needed improvements are ignored. 174 more words

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International experiences in Participatory Budgeting: A session with Giovanni Allegretti

What Works Scotland is inviting those interested and involved in participatory budgeting to a morning session with international PB expert Giovanni Allegretti.

Monday 13 June from 11am to 13:00 at the University of Edinburgh… 176 more words


Webinar Rewind-February: Participatory budgeting and the Balancing Act

When a government decides a tax rate increase is in order, it will often “take it to the people”. Indeed, any jurisdictions are required to do that, by law. 340 more words


Voting Time for Participatory Budgeting

Voting has kicked off for our district’s participatory budgeting — a chance for community members to directly decide how to spend a $1 million chunk of the public budget. 108 more words


Blog #81d – Inequality: A Radical Response

Blog #81d – Inequality: A Radical Response

A Radical response, in a traditional fully socialist view, would approach inequality in a quite different way. It would define unjust inequality not in terms of the quantitative mal-distribution of the wealth of society but in terms of the source of that mal-distribution, economically in the exploitation of labor by capital (which includes the maintenance of unemployment to create a “reserve army of the poor” at the bottom to buttress the power of employers), and politically in the oppression of the ruled by the rulers.  1,056 more words


New report for Participatory Budgeting practitioners, activists and policy makers in Scotland and beyond

An exciting collaboration has been established between the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) and What Works Scotland (WWS) to support the strategic and operational delivery of Participatory Budgeting within Scotland and beyond. 99 more words