The Loneliness of Power
The life of the politically powerful tends often to isolation and loneliness. But nevertheless, many politicians still aspire to this life.
Open data, open government – but just how open can governments really get? And how does it feel to be politically powerful?
Wouldn’t it be true empowerment though if the right of citizens to speak their minds were directly integrated into political and administrative decision-making processes?
The quest for transparency, accountability, and meaningful public participation in governance continues to inspire the development of mechanisms that give life to these values.