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Free markets and labour and us.

A new post went up this morning from a guest blogger, Anthony DeMattee on wage levels among NGOs and other local employers. Less than a minute later, I got an email calling it... More
Steve Jobs? Geoffrey Canada? Same guy.

Arguing in Public – A Three Act Play

Wherein I greet our new Communications Director Elmira Bayrasli by publicly disagreeing with her.... More
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In Defense of Secrecy

The third most popular topic in the Wikileaks Cablegate database? Human Rights. Cables from American diplomats doing the same thing I was trying to do in Indonesia; American d... More

The Building Blocks of Transparency

Taylor Steelman learns that aid transparency is essential to measuring (and improving) local procurement in Haiti's construction sector.... More
Executive Director Scott Gilmore being held accountable by PDT staff for his thought crimes and other counter-revolutionary failures.

PDT’s Failure Report 1.0

We're rolling out Failure Reports at PDT. I began drafting the guidelines for staff to draft their contributions, and then stopped and decided failure starts at the top. There... More

Useful Transparency vs Meaningless Paper Chasing

This is not a debate about transparency vs secrecy. It’s about meaningful transparency vs useless paper chasing. If the goal is to make aid more effective, to save more liv... More

Celebrating Tax Day with Transparency

At the PDT offices we're celebrating Tax Day by showing you where our money goes and what it does when it gets there.... More
A disgusting, self-serving apologist speaks

In Defence of In Defence of Secrecy

Take from this what you will, but when something I've written angers the mob to this extent, I feel that was labour well paid. (In fact, I've even inserted several of those q... More
Yes, we have no transparency today.

Transparent, yes. But transparent what?

I find myself in the awkward position of disagreeing with Bill Easterly. Awkward, because a) he is very smart, b) he is very popular in the aid world, and c) I am a big fan.... More

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