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ICYMI: More Party in Political Parties, Less Complex in Military Industrial Complex, more...

Stories since Friday: Let’s get more partying back into political parties, how we can get more innovation in local government, seeing innovation in big government (ie, Pentagon), remembering Lee Kuan Yew… 718 more words

Political Reform

5 for Friday: Public Engagement Comes to Ferguson, Can Tech Build Trust?, Transparency Saves $$

Stories from the week: a couple about trust in government and whether technology or more local control can instill it, putting a dollar value on savings from transparency, and an open data policy for California. 564 more words

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America loves drama and intrigue

It’s that time again, the drama, the intrigue, the name-calling. No, it’s not the Oscars or the Grammys. Nope, not even American Idol. It’s America’s highest form of reality TV, the presidential election cycle. 353 more words

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ICYMI: America Is Exceptional, Pension Voodoo, Liberal Science Deniers

Some clippings from my weekend reading…data on how America really is exceptional (as in different), strange math being used to calm public sector pension fears, and how liberals as well as conservatives can be “deniers” when it comes to science… 652 more words

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Top-Two Fracturing (City Journal California)

California’s new “top-two” primary system has some Golden State Democrats worried. Though they’re confident about holding onto the seat being vacated by departing U.S. 619 more words

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5 for Friday: What Does Gov't Look Like in 2020?;Open Data Lives in LA, more...

Articles from this week on the future of government, what open data policy looks like in Los Angeles, the latest pension news, and how technology is enabling greater public engagement… 658 more words

Civic Engagement