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Enabling citizens to solve problems effectively in the space between Government and the Market Economy.
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After threats of painful cuts, Detroit moves to protect pensions

After threats of painful cuts, Detroit moves to protect pensions | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Detroit is drawing closer to a deal on how to protect against drastic pension reductions.
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Big Government and the End of Slavery

Big Government and the End of Slavery | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Contrary to Jim DeMint’s recent neo-secessionist comments, the Civil War was, in fact, the original big-government overreach.
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Rise in Global Warming will Aggravate Food and Water Insecurity: IPCC Report | Austrian Tribune

Rise in Global Warming will Aggravate Food and Water Insecurity: IPCC Report | Austrian Tribune | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Student debt crushes home-buying dream

Student debt crushes home-buying dream | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
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SCOTUS on money and politics: A reader’s guide

SCOTUS on money and politics: A reader’s guide | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
The latest Supreme Court decision on campaign finance rules is being alternately hailed and criticized as a game changer that will open a gusher of new money into politics. But it’s not so simple. McCutcheon, et al. v. Federal Election Commission removes another limit to campaign finance donations, yet there are still plenty of laws and rules...
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TUCSON, Ariz.: Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students - Sports - MiamiHerald.com

TUCSON, Ariz.: Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students - Sports - MiamiHerald.com | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament.
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The Arctic: Where the U.S. and Russia Could Square Off Next

The Arctic: Where the U.S. and Russia Could Square Off Next | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
A closer look at Moscow's claims in the northern seas
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AK Beat: Got PFD questions? Ask them by March 28

AK Beat: Got PFD questions? Ask them by March 28 | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend Division offices will be closed in observance of Seward's Day on Monday, March 31, the day of the filing deadline.
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Assembly candidates Q&A: How would you address Anchorage's housing shortage? | Anchorage Assembly | ADN.com

Assembly candidates Q&A: How would you address Anchorage's housing shortage? | Anchorage Assembly | ADN.com | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Anchorage residents will vote April 1 for several seats on the 11-member Assembly. ADN asks candidates to weigh-in on Anchorage's "housing gridlock" and how, if elected, the problem may be confronted.
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Conference will help Alaska farmers

Conference will help Alaska farmers | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
The 10th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference is Wednesday and Thursday at the Wedgewood Resort Borealis Room. The previous nine conferences have been at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, which is now closed in the winter.
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Never Thought A Billboard Could Be Used This Way!

Never Thought A Billboard Could Be Used This Way! | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Simply amazing! Who knew that something as universal as a billboard could be used in such a way.?
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Tour The World's Tallest (And Deepest) Gardens

Where did the greenery go in our dream of a “concrete jungle”? Sure, pocket parks are all the rage—but why stop there instead of going for the whole pair of plants? The potential for green space in our cities extends far beyond the surfaces of our streets, and two recent proposals take plants to whole new heights (and depths!). Images via inhabitat. Milroy Perera Associates have recently unveiled their plans for Clearpoint Tower in Sri Lanka. When completed, the luscious 46-story building will be the world’s tallest residential vertical garden. But it’s not just about looks; designed with the help of Mäga Engineering, the building focuses on sustainable initiatives, using the exterior vegetation to minimize solar heat gain and provide ...
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Alaska could learn some lessons about earthquakes from New Zealand

Alaska could learn some lessons about earthquakes from New Zealand | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Alaska has enjoyed a streak of good luck in the 50 years since the Good Friday Earthquake. But inevitably a big one will strike again, and there are some lessons we can learn before that happens.
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"The New IRS" Lets You Allocate Your Own Federal Tax Dollars

"The New IRS" Lets You Allocate Your Own Federal Tax Dollars | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
An online experiment from musician Alex Ebert aims to highlight the disparities between how you would spend public money and how your government...
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French authorities introduce alternate driving days to cut pollution in Paris | French Tribune

French authorities introduce alternate driving days to cut pollution in Paris | French Tribune | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Samples from Greenland Ice Sheet Show Clear Impact of US Clean Air Act on Climate | Austrian Tribune

Samples from Greenland Ice Sheet Show Clear Impact of US Clean Air Act on Climate | Austrian Tribune | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Lewis-McChord, others practice helping in drill mirroring 9.2 Alaska quake | Military News | The News Tribune

Lewis-McChord, others practice helping in drill mirroring 9.2 Alaska quake | Military News | The News Tribune | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Dozens of Army doctors and nurses experienced in keeping combat-wounded soldiers alive in war zones tested themselves Tuesday against an almost unthinkable disaster at home.
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Plutocracy without end: Why the 1 percent always defeats the middle class

Plutocracy without end: Why the 1 percent always defeats the middle class | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
There are more of us than them. But income inequality keeps getting worse -- and there is sadly no end in sight
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Parallel Parking in the Arctic Circle

On a nuclear submarine deep under the ice, the view was quite stunning.
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The Psychology of Communities – 5 Attributes of Community Membership

The Psychology of Communities – 5 Attributes of Community Membership | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Recently we dug into the theory developed by McMillan & Chavis around the “sense of community”. Let’s dig into the first factor a big more: Membership.

Via Thomas Faltin, Professor Jill Jameson
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Our View: Anchorage needs to snap out of housing gridlock | Editorials | ADN.com

Our View: Anchorage needs to snap out of housing gridlock | Editorials | ADN.com | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Anchorage seems stuck in a rut we haven’t seen before. It’s what community leaders and agencies are calling “housing gridlock.” We’re not building enough housing that most residents of Anchorage can afford, and further, we’re not building enough housing period.
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Don't Drink the Water: West Virginia After the Chemical Spill

Don't Drink the Water: West Virginia After the Chemical Spill | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
After a toxic disaster contaminated their water, the people of Charleston, West Virginia, are wondering if what's coming out of the taps is harmful. They're not getting any good answers
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Researchers Find Four New Man-Made Gases Contributing To Ozone Depletion

Researchers Find Four New Man-Made Gases Contributing To Ozone Depletion | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered for new man-made gases that are now contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer. They noted that two out of four were accumulating at a rate that is a matter of concern.
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Former NAACP president moves to venture capital

Former NAACP president moves to venture capital | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the nation's largest civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from an East Coast political activist to a West Coast venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help further his goal of growing opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy.
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AK Beat: New Alaska wind chill record set

AK Beat: New Alaska wind chill record set | The New Public Administration: Arctic Bridge for Social Justice | Scoop.it
The new record, set Saturday in Howard Pass, beats out the old wind chill record by just one degree.
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