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Lenny Mendonca

Blog Entries by Lenny Mendonca

California is Different and a 2011 Harbinger

Posted November 30, 2010 | 12:06:01 (EST)

There has already been, and will be much more written in the wake of the 2010 mid-term elections. Behind the many plot lines that played out at the national level -- the rise of Tea Party activism, Democrats retaining the Senate, and the Republicans taking back the House -- there...

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Tweeting a New Constitution: "Radical" Ideas for Government Innovation (Part II)

Posted July 7, 2010 | 19:27:41 (EST)

I recently made mention of five "radical" ideas for overhauling our government at all levels. The ideas are examples of applying private sector energy and innovation to public challenges. As promised, I will be highlighting these in more detail, shining a light on their tremendous potential. Here I...

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Generating "Radical" Ideas for Government Innovation -- A Starter List

Posted May 2, 2010 | 18:11:16 (EST)

Though the more ambitious effort to reform California's broken system of government through a constitutional convention was stymied this year, one thing has been made very clear: the craving for, and spirit of reform that launched the convention is alive and well in California and elsewhere....

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California Needs to Press the Restart Button

Posted January 25, 2010 | 01:28:17 (EST)

A democratic revolution is brewing in California in the form of a Constitutional Convention that reformers are working to put on the ballot for November this year. More citizens every day are realizing that a clean slate - a fundamental break with today's dysfunction - is the only way to...

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