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    Published: 6/07/2017
    This passage, from a previously unpublished 1966 or 1967 lecture by Hannah Arendt, is a rich text for the week of Independence Day while Donald Trump is president: The first elements of a political ph ... Read more
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  • Does Service Work? Lessons from the ServiceWorks Program

    Published: 5/07/2017
    Points of Light’s ServiceWorks program engages thousands of disadvantaged teenagers and young adults across the United States. The participants, known as “Scholars,” participate in a series of about f ... Read more
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  • a century ago in Russia

    Published: 30/06/2017
    June 30, 1917: The February Revolution is over, leaving two uneasily complementary governments in place: the Duma that had been assembled under the Czar, and the Petrograd Soviet, elected by workers, ... Read more
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  • explore Tisch College

    Published: 29/06/2017
    (Washington, DC) Yesterday’s launch of a very attractive new website for the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life provides a reason to explore what we offer at Tisch. We provide advanced civi ... Read more
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  • so, you want to strengthen democracy?

    Published: 27/06/2017
    This year’s Frontiers of Democracy conference explored a set of analytical tools that may be useful if you want to improve or defend democracy: You should decide where you stand on the current c ... Read more
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  • how to get a deliberative democracy

    Published: 26/06/2017
    The annual Frontiers of Democracy conference ended on Saturday–and my thanks to the 150 dedicated and skillful participants. It’s billed as a gathering of people committed to various forms ... Read more
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