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The Jan. 6 breach and riot at the U.S. Capitol, and the larger effort to overturn the results of the election, have brought new attention to the larger need for political reform — fixing the bugs in the system of democracy, to use a metaphor offered by Jon DeVaan, the former Microsoft engineering leader.

Jon Devaan,前微软工程领袖和董事会成员代表我们。

DeVaan has become deeply involved in the political reform movementsince retiring from Microsoft in 2013after 30 years at the company. He’s on the board of代表我们, a bipartisan organization seeking to end corruption in politics.

最近几周,他还担任了一个非正式的监察员,对微软作为公司通过其政治捐赠导航争议announcing last week它不会在2022年选举周期内捐赠给国会和其他支持努力推翻选举的政治领导人。

Devaan加入了我的同事John Cook和Me作为嘉宾,在本周的Geekwire播客,讨论了过去一个月的活动,政治改革的道路,以及技术公司和其他企业可以在运动中发挥的作用。万博世界杯官网下面,他分享了推荐的书籍,文章和其他资源,以了解他对这些问题的理解。manbetx客户端1.0下载

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Jon DeVaan:我很高兴与托德和约翰谈论播客中的民主改革。狗万平台我提到了许多对想要学习更多并参与运动的人有趣的参考。我列出了我认为是民主改革的伟大兴趣的人。

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重要的书

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  • 黑钱(与这本书无关):深入潜入金钱的腐败影响力
  • Slay the Dragon:为什么Gerrymandering也很糟糕,怎么打它。
  • Eastpointe: How ranked choice voting helps create better representation.

国家团体:

  • RepresentUs: Champions local and state laws that make the political system work for regular people
  • Unite America:欧洲冠军地方和州法律强调独立和改革思想政治领导人
  • FairVote: Champions ranked choice voting nationwide
  • InstareOne.:国会冠军民主改革
  • ProtectDemocracy: Champions accountability and prevention of presidential power
  • 现在的领导力项目: Building a coalition of businesses to champion reform

Groups in WA:

Twitter - 遵循这些人和小组获得透视

[编者注:Devaan的Microsoft Tenure持续时间自发表以来纠正。]

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