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Rupert Simons
Chief Executive . Usually in London. Interested in data, development and cycling.
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Rupert Simons 4h
"My only regret is that I didn't drink more champagne", on the other hand, is both easier to relate to, and more fun to follow.
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Rupert Simons 4h
"If the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?" Probably my favourite Keynes quote, and one of the hardest to do.
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Rupert Simons 9h
At last. Presumably is excluded because there is no precedent for pulling out of a multinational bank?
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Rupert Simons 10h
Replying to @rachelerank
Sadly clashes with this for me clearly just too much music going on!
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Lionel Barber 21h
Shoe leather and spreadsheet: a moving must read portrait of , packed with facts about an English seaside town left behind
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Rupert Simons 19h
Interesting: competition among donors works, and good news for anyone who has ever suffered the slow, expensive internet in PNG
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PublishWhatYouFund Nov 16
Positive to see put transparency at heart of speech on - critical for effectiveness & accountability
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W. Gyude Moore Nov 16
The plague. Basically only possible in the prevalence of the kind of filfth associated with crippling, debilitating poverty. Don't forget that this is the same world in which a painting sold for $450.3 mil.
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Rupert Simons Nov 15
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jack monroe 🍴 Nov 14
Take 10 seconds to do this then RT. >Click this revolting tweet. >Click the top right hand arrow. >Report this tweet. >It's abusive or harmful. >Threatening violence or physical harm. >(to) Someone else. >Report. Thankyou.
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Emily Troutman Nov 15
It's easy to forget about disaster victims in closed societies, like Iran. No fundraisers, no outrage. Bad things happen and we never hear about them again. (pdf)
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Rupert Simons Nov 15
looking forward to reading
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Rupert Simons Nov 15
Transparency="What are you going to do with my money? How do I know you’ll spend it well? How will this improve the things that matter?"
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Rupert Simons Nov 15
However, I am available for comments to Angolan or Zimbabwean media on politics and institutional fragility in Europe. (2/2)
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Rupert Simons Nov 15
As a white European, I will refrain from commenting on politics and institutional fragility in Angola or Zimbabwe. (1/2)
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OpenData4Development Nov 14
We're pleased to announce will coordinate our African Francophone Open Data Community () - more here:
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Rupert Simons Nov 14
Much (though perhaps not all) of this is also relevant to advocacy!
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David McNair Nov 14
. statement: EU fails to reach game changing agreement on transparency in wake of Paradise Papers
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Royal Stat Society Nov 14
Announcing our pro bono scheme where we'll pair volunteer statisticians from our membership with charities looking to use data and stats to make better decisions. If you're interested in getting involved, get in touch!
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Nick Lowles Nov 14
BREAKING NEWS! I'm delighted to announce the has won its legal case against Nigel Farage. He has withdrawn his statement that we are violent and undemocratic and promised not to repeat it.
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