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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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February 2020 RXC Community Call Minutes & Recording

This call was a great boost of energy to start this gloomy month of February. On Wednesday, February 5, at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 3pm GMT-3 / 6pm CET, over 25 attendees (with many local chapter leads attending) joined the community call to share who they are and what...

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Cividend: A Democratic Urban Planning Mechanism

"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities Introduction rban planning as a professional discipline is...

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Intersectional Social Data

In our previous three-part series, we motivated the case for decentralized identity systems, and exposed some of the current frameworks for implementing digital identity systems. In this piece we expose some of our collective research in Decentralized Identifiers...

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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

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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October 2019 RXC Town Hall Call Minutes & Recording

We have had a bit of issues with town hall scheduling: on the first two calls (August and September), the daylight saving times have been wrong in Google calendars, making people log in at the end of both calls. This time for the 3rd call, we made sure to list a lot...

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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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September 2019 RXC TownHall Call Minutes & Recording

For our second town hall call, we had even more people who participated than the first time and a very collaborative format, where everybody pitched in with ideas or projects they are working on after a brief intro by Jennifer and Matt. Link to the full call recording...

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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 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

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

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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What is RadicalxChange?

RadicalxChange is an attempt to build a systematic political philosophy from which a better future can be built. These are its guiding principles.

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Why I Am Not A Statist

Statism as a philosophy has been making a comeback, and while some of its goals may be noble, it lacks the sufficient concern with governance that is core to RadicalxChange

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Call For Papers: Ideas + Research

We are soliciting applications to present in the Ideas + Research track at our first international RadicalxChange conference, to be held in Detroit, March 22-24, 2019.

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