Does feedback produce a new kind of subject? Will it help instill a new form of governance– a social contract– in aid and philanthropy?
Published: July 29, 2015 Author: Renee Ho In this piece, we look at how acceptable forms of evidence—and who creates this evidence—are shifting in applied medical science. We ask: if information about what works in medicine is changing, then shouldn’t social policymakers also be considering new forms of evidence? Photo Credit: GlobalGiving Healthcare organizations are…
Private philanthropy has the power to determine the lives of millions of people. Yet it doesn’t have to answer to any of these people.
Behavioral economists talk about the “intention-action” gap. Does feedback measure only intentions?
How is project M&E like a visit to your family physician or the coroner?
Feedback Labs members discuss the top 8 things to pay attention to
Can providers of public goods and services do a good job if they cannot empathize with their beneficiaries?
After its 2014 scandal, the VA is collecting feedback to prevent killing its own constituents.
Does the development sector need its own WikiLeaks? Would incorporating citizen feedback early and regularly improve projects and reduce the need for whistleblowing?
How do we make sure that tech doesn’t amplify structural disparities? How do we use it to be more inclusive?