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Baratunde's Tech Manifesto

The stories turn up daily: Social media is being used to undermine democracy. Someone has run off with millions of Social Security numbers stored by a major financial institution. Internet service…

Color of Change

We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real.

Towards Democratic Auditing: Civic Participation in the Scoring Society

The project Towards Democratic Auditing will address these challenges by investigating how citizens can intervene into the development and implementation of scoring systems and other forms of data analytics, and how they can advance civic participation in an increasingly datafied society.

Rethink Aadhaar

The Aadhaar project also has a sinister side to it -- it is a surveillance-enabling programme, which threatens privacy and democratic practice.

DATAJUSTICE project

This project explores the meaning of social justice in an age of datafication

Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2018

This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget, jointly with the executive department that issues the most federal grant awards, to: (1) establish government-wide data standards for information reported by grant recipients, (2) issue guidance directing federal agencies to apply those standards, and (3) require the publication of recipient-reported data collected from all agencies on a single public website.

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