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The Government We Need is a podcast exploring the government of the future and how it can best serve everyone.

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The Government We Need is a podcast exploring the government of the future and how it can best serve everyone.

    How government can find its purpose

    How government can find its purpose

    By identifying the right problems to work on — and solving these with a performance and purpose-based mindset — government can better serve its true mission.

    The Government We Need talks with "Peak Performance" author Brian Elms about how government can ask the right questions and, by doing so, find its true public service purpose.

    • 51 min
    How we can code a better government

    How we can code a better government

    Government has historically been challenged in effectively leveraging technology to best serve the people. A decade ago, a movement of civic hackers -- technologists working for good -- inside and outside government began to eschew the trappings of Silicon Valley technology culture, instead putting their talents to use to code a better civil society. Code for America founder and executive director Jen Pahlka talks with The Government We Need about how we all can code a better government.

    • 44 min
    How we can bring more diversity into elected office

    How we can bring more diversity into elected office

    In this episode, we talk with Sarah Horvitz, National Political Director of Run for Something, an organization that supports young and diverse political candidates, about how we can bring more diversity into elected office.

    • 29 min
    How government can secure us in the internet+ era

    How government can secure us in the internet+ era

    The internet was not originally designed with security in mind. In the early days, this was OK, but today the landscape is more complicated because, in the internet+ era, nearly everything is connected to the internet.

    The Government We Need talks with Bruce Schneier about internet+ security and government’s role in keeping us safe online.

    • 35 min

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