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Audrey Tang is not your typical cabinet minister. First off, she's not really a politician. Ms. Tang, who has called herself an "anarchist," was asked to be a minister in Taiwan's government in 2016 after taking part in a protest movement that occupied its Parliament two years earlier. While some cabinet ministers are adept at ducking questions and spouting talking points, Ms. Tang, Taiwan's digital minister, practises what she calls "radical transparency," meaning all her meetings, interviews, and speeches

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Here’s Taiwan’s trailblazing digital minister’s advice on how the feds can boost service to Canadians

By Emily Haws      

Audrey Tang was part of an activist movement that occupied Taiwan's Parliament in 2014. Two years later, she was made digital minister.

Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang lives by what she calls radical transparency, which means she records every meeting she has. The recordings are then transcribed and put online so citizens know what she's up to. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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