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Innovative public sector policies and programs

 

Government

Moving Everyday Gun Violence into View

Mayor Michael Nutter talks about Cities United and preventing gun violence in cities across the United States through cross-sector partnerships.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | 1 | Dec. 19, 2013
 

Government

Healthcare.gov and the Rules of Disengagement

How Healthcare.gov missed an opportunity to truly bend the arc of citizen engagement.

By Allison Fine | Dec. 18, 2013
 
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Civil Society

A New Model for Community Action

The Sandy Hook Promise nonprofit looks to the local community, technology, and innovation to develop a national movement for preventing gun violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Dec. 12, 2013
 
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Foundations

Tackling Political Polarization Through Philanthropy

Steps funders can take to tackle partisan gridlock and solve social problems at scale.

By Larry Kramer | Dec. 5, 2013
 
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Leadership in an Age of Activism

Effective leaders encourage dissent and activism, combining listening skills with the ability to define and live up to a convincing moral and political vision.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 3 | Nov. 21, 2013
 
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Exploring Alternatives to the War on Drugs

A new methodology is helping to reshape the future of the drug problem.

By Adam Kahane | 1 | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Civil Society

What Are We Doing About Gun Violence?

Part one of a five-part series of interviews with and commentary by leaders working to reduce gun violence in the United States.

By Rachael Chong | 7 | Nov. 19, 2013
 
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The Snowden Leaks: Turning the Outside In

Our digital infrastructure is rapidly eroding accepted boundaries that diplomacy, good governance, and politics have relied on for centuries.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 1, 2013
 

Government

Reclaiming Democracy: A Plea for Political Entrepreneurship

We face daunting challenges, but political institutions cannot cope; it's time to shake up the system.

By Lisa Witter & Catherine de Vries | 7 | Oct. 31, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Fostering For-Profit Civic Innovation

City, state, and federal government agencies in the United States could benefit from the creative energy of new companies dedicated to the unique challenges of the public sector.

By Matt Bannick & Stacy Donohue | 1 | Oct. 23, 2013