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Innovations for Successful Societies: Achieving a civic society

Why you should visit this website: firstly, there’s no doubt that almost every person is always questioning whatever an authority is doing. Be it city management, corruption eradication, simplification of red-tape obstacles, provision of basic welfare services, etc, etc. 282 more words

Sites Of Fame

Monopoly Power and Human Rights

The Daily Beast reports that Detroit cut off water to residents owing money while NOT cutting off businesses (including the state) that owe millions of more dollars. 497 more words

Economics

Homeschoolers take on Common Core reforms

July 10, 2014 by Michael D. Clark

Long before eight states began rejecting Common Core school reforms, the sweeping new academic standards were considered enemy combatants in Lesley Hodge’s Loveland home. 238 more words

Government

Dual Citizenship: WTF?

Opinion from the desk of the Editor:

I have written about this occurrence before…..and I still have a problem with it.

Back in the days following the end of the American Civil War, the president of the CSA, Jefferson Davis, was exiled from his own country for leading an uprising against the duly elected government of the United States of America…….and there have been occasions when Americans working as mercenaries or as they like to be called today security consultants, lost their citizenship because that fought in a foreign war that the Us was not involved in at the time…… 374 more words

International Situations

Reviewing Welfare Reform

Over the last 18 months or so, a steady stream of academic research findings have challenged key arguments put forward by the DWP about the impact of welfare reform. 1,027 more words

Housing

Review: Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century

In Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century (2004), Dreier, Mollenkopf, and Swanstrom argue that economic segregation in America’s metropolitan areas exacerbates the effects of economic inequality and diminishes the quality of life for poor inner city residents. 2,013 more words

Public Policy

FROM THE BOQ: BUSINESS, POLITICS AND ETHICS #64

Another question from Gregory Stock’s book is this:

What is the biggest effort you have ever made to influence public policy? 

I’ve voted my conscience in every election since 1990. 109 more words

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