Since we launched the Money, Politics and Transparency project in early 2014, we’ve documented political finance practices, current reform efforts,... View ArticleContinue reading
We’re still looking for open data social impact stories!
We turned our crowdsourced spreadsheet of open data success stories into a living document, asking everyone to keep adding your projects to the repository!Continue reading
Help us build an evidence base on the social impact of open data!
We are launching a new research project to explore and analyse the social impact of open data outside the U.S. and need input from the global transparency community!Continue reading
In honor of International Anti-Corruption Day, new tools for transparency
Today marks the 12th annual International Anti-Corruption Day. In honor of today’s global effort, Sunlight is excited to announce new tools to help increase the transparency of money in politics and the influence industry — on the international level.Continue reading
What’s next for the international open government agenda?
Sunlight's key takeaways from the Americas Regional Meeting of OGP and recommendations for the Partnership and the broader open government agenda.Continue reading
Elections and reform in the birthplace of the Arab Spring
Dr. Magnus Ohman, senior political finance adviser of International Foundation for Electoral Systems, examines the climate for electoral reform in Tunisia.Continue reading
European Union announces new rules aimed to enhance lobbying disclosure
In the midst of scandal and U.S. trade negotiations, the European Commission announces new lobbying disclosure rules that will require top-level officials to disclose information on lobbyist contacts.Continue reading
How dominant parties stay dominant in Uruguay
The 2014 elections in Uruguay may not seem particularly noteworthy. However, when investigating the forces shaping the political funding machine, the stagnation in itself is noteworthy.Continue reading
Snap Shot Chile: Political finance at a crossroads for change
With Chile still within the eye of political finance scandal, this Latin American country may be ripe for reform. Find out more in the Sunlight Snap Shot on Chile.Continue reading
Sunlight, opengov groups call on legislatures around the globe to embrace open data
Sunlight is thrilled to celebrate Global Legislative Openness Week, calling for increased legislative transparency and parliamentary open data around the globe.Continue reading