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Miracles and Cures

Liz Neumark | Posted 08.06.2014 | New York
Liz Neumark

It is a graduation of sorts, when a three-year commitment comes to an end and it is time to let others participate in the work and the reward. This we...

Republicans Want Smaller Government? Opt-Out of Those Dirty Socialist Programs - What Is Stopping You?

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We know the shutdown is not about fiscal responsibility. If it was, Republicans would not have run up the deficit under W by trillions of dollars with two unpaid wars, unpaid Medicare prescription plan, and the Bush tax cuts.

Marcus Sakey's Name Is On the Rise

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.19.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Get ready. The name of Marcus Sakey is going to explode into your world. You may not have heard of him up to now or if you have it was just that some ...

Obama Continues To Press Sequestration Alternative

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that government agencies would need to make "very difficult decisions" as a re...

Let's Put Down Our Political Dukes and Say 'Thanks' This Holiday Season

Pam Grout | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Pam Grout

People are so busy railing, "You know what really makes me mad?," that they've become complacent to all the services and benefits they enjoy and use on a daily basis. We Americans take our privileged lives for granted.

Nonprofits and the Government: A Relationship Strained by Bureaucracy

Richard Buery | Posted 08.14.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

Our country faces existential challenges, like rising income inequality, poor educational outcomes and long-term health costs. By rethinking how governments fund the agencies doing vital work, we can finally put the welfare of our citizens first.

How Obama's Consolidation Can Still Promote Development (Hint: Don't Smother Overseas Private Investment Corporation)

Todd Moss | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Todd Moss

Too many of the government's tools are spread across too many agencies and putting them under one roof could bring lots of savings and benefits.

Using Data to Make Better Decisions in Your Agency

Tom Fox | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Tom Fox

"Moneyball" is a highly entertaining movie that showed how Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane used data to improve his baseball team's perf...

Michele Bachmann Suggests Axing The Education Department

Posted 11.05.2011 | Education

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), told a forum today that if elected president, she would consider cutting several federal programs and institutions, i...

O'Reilly Media's Laurel Ruma on Open Government

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Many of us have heard about open government -- this is where government from all levels make their services available online. In addition to making...

Wall Street Now Wants to Profit by Selling "Death Bonds"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

After leading the economy to the edge of the abyss, a new derivative has been concocted in a perverse quest for big and bigger bucks.