[wdmmg-discuss] Spanish version of wdmmg online (and on the news)

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Dec 29 13:18:43 UTC 2010

Wow, this is fantastic David!

Do you have a blog post/text to link to? We'd be happy to post
something on wheredoesmymoneygo.org or blog.okfn.org.


On 29 December 2010 10:11, David Cabo <david.cabo at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi everybody,
>  I've been working over the last couple of months in getting a spanish
> version of wdmmg online (thanks Anna for all the support!). Right now
> it's only the bubble diagram, but the plan is to slowly grow the site
> to include more features and data. Here it is ("Where do my taxes go?"
> would be the translation):
>  http://www.dondevanmisimpuestos.es/
>  If you do start looking at the actual numbers, a note: a big chunk of
> the tax money in Spain is not actually spent by the central
> government, but transferred to regions, since we have a
> pseudo-federal-ish system where some stuff, like Health, is handled by
> regions. We need to think on how to analyse and show this. Still, it's
> very interesting to see the debt and unemployment costs grow
> enormously over the last few years.
>  The timing has been great, because a journalist from El País (#1
> newspaper in Spain) was interested in writing about Open Data, so she
> contacted our association (Pro Bono Publico) two weeks ago, and she
> just published an article about the site (was linked from the front
> page also last time I checked):
> http://www.elpais.com/articulo/Pantallas/aplicacion/saber/destino/impuestos/elpepirtv/20101229elpepirtv_1/Tes
>  5000 visits this morning, not bad for a start :)
> /david
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