LinkedSpending: government spendings from all over the world as Linked Data

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Transparency into government spending is in high demand from the public. Open spending data has the power to reduce corruption by increasing accountability and strengthens democracy because voters can make better informed decisions. An informed and trusting public also strengthens the government itself because is more likely to commit to large projects. LinkedSpending provides more than 2 million planned and carried out financial transactions from all over the world from 2005 to 2035 as Linked Open Data. This data is represented in the RDF data cube format and is freely available and openly licensed.

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Merge branch 'master' of ( 2016-02-29T10:36:43+00:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2016-02-29T10:36:43+00:00 by Konrad Höffner

added virtload scripts for uploading schema to Virtuoso endpoint. ( 2016-02-29T10:35:51+00:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2016-02-29T10:35:51+00:00 by Konrad Höffner

switched logging to log4j over slf4j. ( 2016-02-24T16:55:47+00:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2016-02-24T16:55:47+00:00 by Konrad Höffner

added missing virtjdbc4 dependency for upload. ( 2016-02-24T16:45:11+00:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2016-02-24T16:45:11+00:00 by Konrad Höffner

conversion bugfix ( 2016-02-24T16:35:41+00:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2016-02-24T16:35:41+00:00 by Konrad Höffner