ALTERNATIVE INTELLIGENCES IN PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING
Emotions and meaning should not be removed from law enforcement. Emotional awareness may very well even be what separates the best cops from the rest. Read more.
THE NEW HOUSING CRISIS
Economists have opposed the use of rent control because of potential adverse effects on housing supply. Yet, the rapid rises in rents are viewed as market failures that require a governmental response. Read more.
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THE EXPERIMENTING ORGANIZATION
At this moment in history there is no tradition in local government for systematically trying things out. Outside of clinical trials in medicine or public health, there is little experimentation anywhere in society. Read more.
LESSONS FROM THE LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATES
Government is no longer about working together. It is about scoring victories against the other side. However, history shows us this is not a new phenomenon. Read more.
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