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South Australia: Innovators in Democracy and Public Engagement

Will Friedman, Ph.D | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Will Friedman, Ph.D

If, as the quip goes, democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others, that doesn't mean we should accept its limitations. And we haven't.

Mariah Stewart

Tiny St. Louis County Police Force Disbands After Months Of Criticism | Mariah Stewart | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WELLSTON, Mo. -- A tiny St. Louis County police department with a budget so tight its $12-an-hour cops had to buy their own guns was disbanded this w...

Why My Jewish Faith Is Strengthened by Islam

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 06.14.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Some might suggest that it is the charisma, success or personalities of my Muslim friends that draws me to their words. Yet, I think this understates the meaning of the progressive and distinctively American form of Islam that they articulate and live out.

School-Wide Prevention Program Makes Teens Half As Likely To Feel Suicidal

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - After a school-based prevention program, European teenagers were about half as ...

Mariah Stewart

Activists Seek To Improve Community-Police Relations In St. Louis Area | Mariah Stewart | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. -- Amid broader discussions about improving police tactics across the country, a local Missouri group is working with a national ...

Whimsy and Terror: Mark Morris Returns to Berkeley

Carla Escoda | Posted 11.27.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

It was a global nail-biter last week, but after Scotland voted to uphold their often rocky 300-year union with England, Mark Morris' The Muir and A Wooden Tree, which opened his troupe's season at Cal Performances in Berkeley last night, proved a graceful though decidedly eccentric salute to that proud nation, tinged with melancholy and regret.

UK's Pro-Union 'Better Together' Unveils Future Plans

John Mirisch | Posted 11.23.2014 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

"Divide or unite" remains the question, and while "Six Californias" failed to make the ballot this time around, the organizers might take a page out of "Better Together's" book next time around, because -- let's face it -- there is a very fine line between what divides us and what unites us.


Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC will announce its fall slate Tuesday during its annual upfront presentation, and the new schedule is heavy on dramas. The network, which is losin...