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The Poor Door

News reports surfaced on Tuesday from New York City that a plan from developer Extell to build a 33-story luxury condo in Manhattan was approved. What makes this development deserving of (any) attention is the developer’s desire to create what’s been described as a “poor door.” This is essentially a separate entrance for lower-income renters living in publicly-subsidized units, all in a section of the building physically segregated from their wealthy neighbors. 638 more words


Teacher Tenure Explained

Teacher tenure has been hotly debated by educators, policymakers, and citizens alike since it was established in 1937. Teacher tenure has been able to withstand intense criticism until a recent court ruling in California labeled it unconstitutional and struck it down in that state. 2,655 more words

Opting out: Changes to blood-borne viruses testing policy in English prisons

Dr. Éamonn O’Moore, Director of Health and Justice at Public Health England, writes for LDAN News on the significant changes to blood-borne viruses testing policy in English prisons. 774 more words


Yes, We ARE #Rationing #Healthcare & NO #Obama Didn't Do It!

Check out the linked WashPo article “The Wonder Drug That Could Cure Millions.”


With a title like that you would be forgiven for thinking something amazing would be happening to millions of folks struggling with one illness or another. 357 more words


Can we be witnessing the reduction of the Office of the Prime Minister to a product testing facility?

The Office of the Prime Minister is the most important office as the highest elected leadership position in any country. It represents the aspirations of the people and symbolizes the power given by the people to realize those aspirations. 663 more words


Reading: Making Innovation in Policy Work

Making Innovation Policy Work: Learning from experimentation
Dutz, Mark A., Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Esperanza Lasagabaster and Dirk Pilat, editors. Paris and Washington: OECD and World Bank, 2014. 64 more words