30 October, 2020

We’re talking probity in our next webinar

On 27 November, in our next webinar, we’re talking probity, integrity and procurement in a time of COVID-19. Our reasons are simple: our governments are accountable for what they do and how they do it. They are responsible for ensuring that public funds are used in a way that is […]
30 October, 2020

Implementation rules

It’s a truth for policy makers and theorists that good public policy is developed by way of a rational process. That research and evidence eclipse opinion and hearsay. That the insights of interested parties are used to stress test policy solutions rather than determine policy itself. That the process unfolds […]
30 October, 2020

Casting Donald into the darkness

Every 4 years, voters in the United States voluntarily select their president. Since 1845 the presidential election has happened on the first Tuesday after 1 November. This year, the election date is 3 November 2020. A constant theme of Agora over the past 4 years has been that Donald Trump […]
30 October, 2020

Legal writing can be clear

A little background. The Lincoln Project is a team of conservative Republicans that is waging a ferocious, creative and hyper-intelligent campaign against President Trump and the vicious brood that makes up his administration. Part guerrilla war, part psychological operation, part Hollywood production studio, The Lincoln Project has produced a peerless […]
30 October, 2020

Blackwhite – November

Notice to readers. Understanding that no finer example of Blackwhite has been or will be published, we reprint this presidential proclamation in full. You can view it at: www.whitehouse.gov. October 16, 2020 National Character Counts Week, 2020 by the President of the United States of America A proclamation The foundation […]
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