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the inadequate scope of public sector "reform"

In the 1999 book “Reinventing Government”, information is placed at the centre of the government reform model:

The rings identify multiple aspects that need to be addressed when attempting reform. 1,026 more words

Technology Policy

Water for sale

The Council for Canadians has published a report, Water for Sale with an accompanying infographic How Trade Agreements Threaten Water, detailing outcomes of ISDS… 121 more words

Corporate Power

Comment: The 2017 UK Government Drug Strategy #Addiction #Recovery

“The drug strategy 2017 sets out how the government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harms it causes.” – Home Office…

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Society Babble

Calls For A 100% Inheritance Tax Reveal The Far Left's Evil Heart

Renewed calls by leftists for a 100% inheritance tax force us to have the argument all over again – does the state exist to serve us, or do we exist to serve the state? 1,751 more words
UK Politics


The following piece is authored by Bosire Nyamori,

Taxes rarely, if at all, feature on Kenyan elections campaigns.

This is surprising. Whoever wins the general election on 8 August 2017 will have to contend with skyrocketing recurrent and development expenditure, a product of, among others, ambitious campaign promises and incessant demands by public sector workers for higher pay.

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Active Citizens

Should Law library ChatBots join AALL?

In a recent 3 Geeks post Greg Lambert promotes the use of law library ChatBots to answer routine patron service questions from library users like “what’s my password?” See… 28 more words

Information Technology

Is Barnet Council up to the job of managing its suppliers – including Capita?

By Tony Collins

Tonight (27 July 2017) Barnet Council’s audit committee meets to discuss the interim year-end findings of BDO, its external auditor.

BDO identifies a “significant risk” in relation to the council’s contract management and monitoring. 755 more words