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What Is So Scary About Equity?

What Is So Scary About Equity?

In summary, we need to take the discomfort many practitioners feel around discussing equity seriously. …

How To Create and Implement a Citywide Resiliency Committee To Protect and Save Money for Your Jurisdiction

How To Create and Implement a Citywide Resiliency Committee To Protect and Save Money for Your Jurisdiction

Through the efforts of a Resiliency Committee, a jurisdiction can embrace the fact that disasters are the new norm, and that implementing efforts to become more resilient will yield better…

City Manager-City Council Relationship; Part Three

City Manager-City Council Relationship; Part Three

Managers need to make recommendations based on what is best for the city but those recommendations must be grounded in political reality.…

Radical Reset: Facilitating Empathy and Ethics in Public Administration Praxis and Pedagogy

Radical Reset: Facilitating Empathy and Ethics in Public Administration Praxis and Pedagogy

We have an obligation to ensure that future practitioners are ethically trained and incorporate empathy in practice recognizing the diverse needs of the people they serve. …

Useful Work and Exemplary Service: The True Meaning of Democracy

Useful Work and Exemplary Service: The True Meaning of Democracy

Democracy has one goal and that is to provide exemplary service to the citizenry. Its victories are historic and its values are solutions when a bureaucracy becomes unaccountable. …

A Bibliometric Analysis and Science Map of Science Diplomacy

A Bibliometric Analysis and Science Map of Science Diplomacy

Heyward aims to demonstrate how bibliometric analysis and science mapping can be beneficial to researchers, academic institutions and governments.…

The Johnson-Scott Plan for Future Funding of Social Security and Medicare—Serious Proposals or Political Rhetoric?

The Johnson-Scott Plan for Future Funding of Social Security and Medicare—Serious Proposals or Political Rhetoric?

Changing the budget appropriation method, as suggested by Senators Scott and Johnson, would only make the funding shortfall problem even worse, and cause inequities.…

National Responses by Federal Systems. Part I

National Responses by Federal Systems. Part I

Unlike local crises relatively confined in space and time, today federations face emerging challenges of global nature that, in addition to international cooperation, require articulated responses of national scope while…

Fentanyl Fatalities: A Halloween Nightmare

Fentanyl Fatalities: A Halloween Nightmare

With fentanyl fatalities escalating in the country, especially among vulnerable youth, the government needs to help create solutions to address the devastation. …

Centering Ableism in Our Commitment to Advance Social Equity

Centering Ableism in Our Commitment to Advance Social Equity

There is one specific identity option that may cause a bit more reluctance to select. This is because it has historically been used to deny access to economic opportunities as…

Capabilities Academies: Training Federal Agencies for Digital Transformation

Capabilities Academies: Training Federal Agencies for Digital Transformation

As often stated in the literature, the key to digital transformation is not so much the technology as the people that use it. Improve government workers' capabilities and improve the…