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Gitcoin Fighting COVID-19 With Quadratic Finance

Gitcoin Fighting COVID-19 With Quadratic Finance

"The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer On 11 March, the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic. The full social and economic repercussions of the spreading virus cannot yet be...

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Democratizing Systemic Legal Change

Democratizing Systemic Legal Change

Impact litigation creates large-scale social change in areas where traditional public- and private-sector solutions may be less effective. Some social causes are more effectively advanced by litigation than by more traditional routes, like non-profit service...

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We Stand Strongly Against Hate Speech

We Stand Strongly Against Hate Speech

Over the past weeks and months, several people in the RadicalxChange community have been the targets of inappropriate speech relating to their religious and/or ethnic identity. Some of these incidents have played out on social media and led to apologies. Other...

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A Basic Introduction To RadicalxChange

A Basic Introduction To RadicalxChange

The RadicalxChange movement is about advancing and refining a sweeping, ambitious vision for how society might better organize itself. Inconveniently, this vision is hard to explain quickly and comprehensively. In truth, to really “grok” the movement, it’s currently...

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Why I Am Not A Technocrat

Why I Am Not A Technocrat

Technocracy is a system that RadicalxChange is most often mischaracterized as subscribing to, and while it shares an appreciation of technical rigor, technocracy’s fundementally anti-democratic nature conflicts with the RadicalxChange vision.

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What Are Institutions?

What Are Institutions?

What do we mean by “institutions”? And why do we think we can improve them using mechanism design? Here are some thoughts about the nature of institutions and the fundamental importance of vibrant, deep participation.

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RadicalXChange Day 3

RadicalXChange Day 3

The theme of the third day was “catalyze”, which became concrete when I arrived in the morning to find the leaders of the first RxC student chapter, started at Princeton, hurriedly finalizing their governance pledge which would be presented at that day’s opening...

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RadicalxChange Day 2

RadicalxChange Day 2

This overview of day two is unfortunately limited to the tiny slice of the day that I witnessed, so if I missed or undersold anything, tweet at us!

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