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We’re Seeing an Economic Boom; But a Boom for Whom?

February 18, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on the recent economic boom with Soledad O'Brien on Matter of Fact.

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She Wants to Break Up Big Everything

Omidyar Network is proud to support the launch of American Economic Liberties Project by Sarah Miller.

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This Year Privacy-First Tech Will (Slowly) Start Going Mainstream

February 6, 2020

Will 2020 be the year privacy-respecting tech goes mainstream? Director Sarah Drinkwater shares her predictions with Wired UK.

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Tech Boosts Corporate Profits. What’s It Doing for Workers?

January 30, 2020

Joelle Gamble shares insights on how new technology can lead to workplace fissuring.

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WhatsApp is a Threat to Society. Here’s How to Fix It.

December 16, 2019

David Madden and Anamitra Deb share four ways the encrypted messaging platform can address the dangerous behavior that its platform is enabling.

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We don’t need another WeWork

December 12, 2019

It's time for more alternatives to venture capital cash, argues Omidyar Network's Sarah Drinkwater — and for more startups focused on making positive contributions to the world.

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Coalition of Foundations and Family Offices Launch the Tipping Point Fund to Scale the Impact Investing Field

December 5, 2019

Blue Haven Initiative, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and Omidyar Network will anchor the $12.5 million pool of philanthropic capital

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy: What Does Good ID Look Like?

CV Madhukar spoke with The Chronicle of Philanthropy for a podcast interview on the need for privacy-enhancing technology, the Good ID movement, and the data economy’s opportunities and challenges.

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Stewarding Digital Identity for Economic Inclusion, Privacy, and Security

November 25, 2019

Magdi Amin speaks with the Financial Times on his assessment of the digital identity opportunities in Africa.

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Fixing the US Economy Isn’t Just About Money

November 20, 2019

Joelle Gamble shares insights with The Nation on how structural change happens in the economy: To make meaningful changes to our unequal economy, organizers, politicians, and candidates must target who has power.

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Our Commitment to Transparency and Democracy

March 30, 2020

In our effort to maintain transparency and true democracy, we have disclosed our investments over the past year.

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Omidyar Network Communications Fellows Program Aims to Create a Just Economic System that Works for Everyone

March 25, 2020

The newly announced Omidyar Network Communications Fellows Program is putting skilled communicators at the front lines of campaigns to drive critical change on Election Day and beyond. Learn more.

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Playing with Fire: Using Location Data to Track the Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

Government and big tech are discussing whether to share people's locations to combat the spread of COVID-19; we believe four safeguards must be in place first.

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