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BirdReturns: Citizen Science Data Prioritizes Conservation of Bird Migration Habitat in California

The dry Central Valley of California seems like the last place that would be rich in wetland bird habitat, but the region is a critical part of the Pacific migratory flyway, containing critical fragmented pockets of foraging grounds. 281 more words

Crowdsourcing

Defining Governance – What the Words Mean

Origins

Governance is the act of governing. Originally the province of ‘rulers’ over the last century or so, as power and authority has devolved to various types of organisation, and the influence of organisations within society has grown, the concept of governance has become increasingly important to the people entrusted with leading these organisations and to the stakeholders who own or intact with the organisation, corporation or department. 854 more words

Stakeholder Management

April 20, 1914: The bloody Ludlow Massacre

The latter half of our childhood was spent in Colorado, where today marks the anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre, one of the bloodiest assaults on organized labor in American history, when company goons from John D. 429 more words

Politics

Repost - Facebook - April 3, 2014 - Money and Democracy

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Money and DemocracyApril 3, 2014

Yesterday the Supreme Court came to a decision on the matter of McCutcheon v. FEC. The basic gist is that single political donors are no longer capped to a certain number of donations in a political cycle. 614 more words

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Repost - Facebook - January 29, 2014 - A response to the 2014 State of the Union

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A response to the 2014 State of the UnionJanuary 29, 2014

I’m going to get political here, so for those who don’t like to see politics on their Facebook pages, I recommend stopping now.  767 more words

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Repost - Facebook - October 20, 2012 - A case for a new New Deal

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A case for a new New DealOctober 20, 2012

The federal budget deficit is a serious economic concern for Americans, and it represents a significant long-term impediment to economic growth and success. 3,897 more words

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Repost - Facebook - November 5, 2010 - Quick comment on the e-tax

Reposted from Facebook Quick comment on the e-taxNovember 5, 2010

Prop A passed. Now what?

It seems like a lot of online discussion related to the e-tax is trending toward repealing it, and letting KC suffer. 362 more words

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