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Innovative public sector policies and programs

 

Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government

By Aneesh Chopra | Reviewed By Sonal Shah

The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.

 
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If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities

By Benjamin R. Barber | Reviewed By Milton Friesen

Urban leaders offer a model for tackling big global problems that nation-states are failing to address.

 
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

By Michael J. Sandel | Reviewed By Rob Reich

In his new book, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel asks what, if any, are the moral limits of the marketplace.

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GLOBAL ACTION
NETWORKS:
Creating Our Future
Together
Steve Waddell

Global Action Networks: Creating Our Future Together

By Steve Waddell | Reviewed By Patrick McNamara

Global Action Networks: Creating Our Future Together by Steve Waddell

 
SERVING COUNTRY
AND COMMUNITY:
Who Benefits from
National Service?
Peter Frumkin & Joann
Jastrzab

Serving Country and Community: Who Benefits from National Service?

By Peter Frumkin & Joann Jastrzab | Reviewed By Chris Jarvis

SERVING COUNTRY AND COMMUNITY: Who Benefits from National Service? by Peter Frumkin & Joann Jastrzab

 
THE CLIMATE WAR:
True Believers, Power
Brokers, and the Fight
to Save the Earth
Eric Pooley

The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth

By Eric Pooley | Reviewed By Stephen H. Schneider

The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth by Eric Pooley

 
A PARADISE BUILT
IN HELL: The
Extraordinary
Communities That
Arise in Disaster
Rebecca Solnit

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

By Rebecca Solnit | Reviewed By Jonathan D. Greenberg

A PARADISE BUILT IN HELL: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit

 
GOD’S ECONOMY:
Faith-Based
Initiatives and the
Caring State
Lew Daly

God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

By Lew Daly | Reviewed By Robert Wineburg

GOD’S ECONOMY: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State by Lew Daly

 
WHOLE EARTH
DISCIPLINE:
An Ecopragmatist
Manifesto
Stewart Brand

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto

By Stewart Brand | Reviewed By Denis Hayes

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand

 

Beyond the White House

By Jimmy Carter | Reviewed By Joshua Weissburg

Jimmy Carter details his ongoing efforts to make a difference as John Q. Citizen.