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Recharging and Looking Ahead to 2022: A Local Government Perspective

2021 was another challenging year for local governments, and a particularly busy one for those working in public engagement. As we continue to face uncertainty amidst another wave of the pandemic,.

Decision Protocols as Governance Executables

Governance is emerging as one of the key challenges facing DAOs, and - as the space becomes more developed - crypto communities generally. Strong group decision-making will be critical to resolving.

Decision Protocols as Governance Executables

Governance is emerging as one of the key challenges facing DAOs, and - as the space becomes more developed - crypto communities generally. Strong group decision-making will be critical to resolve.

Problems with Democracy

There are two approaches to engaging with political systems. The first, most common approach, is to engage with the system as it is and try to achieve better outcomes. The second is to imagine and.

Six Books Local Government Leaders Have on Their Summer Reading Lists

We’re getting deep into August and fall is just around the corner. But there’s still time to get some more summer reading done before things kick back into high gear in September. 

Ethelo named a Best for the World B Corp™ for 2021 in Governance Impact

In March of 2021, we were proud to announce that Ethelo is a B Corp, and in April, Ethelo was named the world’s leading digital democracy platform. And the good news doesn't stop there! Just a few.

Salon Politic: Using Digital Technology to Bridge the Divide in Political Dialogue

There is a widespread and growing acknowledgement of the negative impact polarization, disinformation, and mistrust have taken on democracies in Canada and around the world. The growth of populism.

5 Steps Toward Building Relationships Between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Communities

Across Canada, many people are eager to learn how to be good allies to Indigenous peoples and many local governments are exploring ways to collaborate with neighbouring First Nations. 

How to Make Police Budgeting Fair, Inclusive and Transparent

Across North America, municipal leaders are grappling with how to turn the energy of protesters in the streets calling for police reform into tangible policy changes that will meet the needs of a.

What is eDemocracy and how does it compare to polls and surveys?

Have you ever heard the term 'eDemocracy,' and wondered what it meant?