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Getting hired by the federal government can be a Kafka-esque experience, say many who, in the past, have attempted to find their way through
We’ve heard it said before that in the land of the blind the one-eyed man is king. But what happens when in the land
The first US Social Forum (USSF) took place in Atlanta in June 2007. Twelve thousand progressive social-justice advocates from all over the country came
Douglas J. Amy, professor of politics at Mt. Holyoke College, wants to remind America that government actually does a great deal of good in everyday lives.
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A microfinance program has helped women break economic and social barriers as taxi drivers in Senegal.
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If you live in or near St. Louis, you may have walked or driven on a street named in her honor, but you might