From Past Issues

Helping Governments Push Through the Pandemic

Thursday April 23, 2020 / By Jeremy Gantz

From COVID Resources , Featured

With the virus overwhelming many governments, technologists have jumped into action to build open source tools the public needs now. A new repository collects... Read More

Why Open Source Matters During the Pandemic

Wednesday April 22, 2020 / By Jeremy Gantz

From COVID Resources , Featured

A Q&A with Mark Lerner, who spearheaded the creation of New America’s new Pandemic Response Repository Earlier this month, after a frenzied few weeks... Read More

The Commons: COVID-19 2nd Edition

Thursday March 26, 2020 / By The Commons

From COVID Resources , Featured

Members of The Commons, If your inbox is anything like ours it is overflowing with other people’s ideas and inventions aimed at tracking and slowing... Read More

The Commons: COVID-19 Special Edition

Monday March 23, 2020 / By The Commons

From COVID Resources , Featured

Members of The Commons, The pandemic has dramatically changed our lives in little more than a week. Uncertainty reigns as we all grapple with new public... Read More

“Expect to take heat if you’re changing the status quo”

Wednesday February 19, 2020 / By The Commons

From The Leadership Issue

G.T. Bynum is the 40th mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In this Q&A, he shares lessons learned and advice for other innovators working on seemingly intractable... Read More

“We have an obligation to be stewards of our coworkers”

Wednesday February 19, 2020 / By The Commons

From The Leadership Issue

Ian Bassin is the executive director of Protect Democracy. In our Q&A, he explains how his team stays united and strong while working on some of the toughest... Read More

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