By Douglas Moran
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About this blog: As a teenager (in the 1960s), I stumbled across the insight that real power doesn't reside with those who make the final decision, but with those who decide what qualifies as the viable choices. As a grad student, I belonged to an... (More)
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Politics: Empty appeals to "innovation"
Oct 19, 2014 7:35 pm
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The word "innovation"
is widely bounced around in this campaign, both for Council and the School Board. Anyone actually involved in innovation knows that most... More
In Defense of "Incivility"
Oct 14, 2014 2:45 am
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In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
is one of those things that in theory you... More
Campaign Lawn Signs: What you can learn from them
Sep 30, 2014 3:09 am
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To people who haven't worked in a political campaign, lawn signs may seem to be little more than visual clutter. But once you know what to look for, they can tell... More