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To Achieve Big Results From Social Policy, Add This

Lisbeth (Lee) Schorr | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Lisbeth (Lee) Schorr

The growing chasm between unmet social needs and what our social institutions are routinely accomplishing cannot be crossed one small step, or one standardized program, at a time. Something shown to have worked somewhere will not automatically produce the same effects elsewhere.

I Disagree With the Mantra 'Ignore the Killer'

Stanton Peele | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Psychological, social, policy autopsies are our only ways as a society to get a handle on incidents that otherwise threaten to overwhelm us.

Clive Crook: The American Dream Needs Repair

Clive Crook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sooner or later the US will find itself grappling with an immense fiscal problem. The recession and stimulus have combined to produce record-breaking ...

Beer, Cigarettes and Flat Screen TVs: Targeting the Poor in Times of Economic Crisis

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
C. Nicole Mason

When it comes to lending a helping hand to poor people, there seems to be a double standard. The government requires states to match funds for poverty relief, while banks get stimulus money without a fee.