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Friday, February 29, 2008

The Century Foundation Projects

Featured Work Of The Century Foundation (A Link to the organization in now found in my side bar panel) They are well worth exploring!

Apologists’ Last Stand?
Bernard Wasow | Feb. 29, 2008
Some observers have been trying to dismiss growing income inequality in the United States—where middle-income families have experienced nearly stagnant income for four decades, while families at the top have enjoyed virtually all the fruits of economic growth—by arguing that things are much better than they seem. Continue Reading Here.

Provisional Ballots May Be the Hanging Chad of ’08
Tova Andrea Wang and Ed Foley | Feb. 28, 2008
Although New Mexicans cast their vote on Super Tuesday, the race was not called until 10 days later. The contest between Sens. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Barack Obama (D-Ill.) was painfully close, and there were an astonishing 17,000 provisional ballots cast that had to be counted by hand-about 12 percent of the total number of votes cast. Continue Reading Here.

New Media, New Voters: The Global Primary
Tova Andrea Wang | Feb. 27, 2008
Lost in all the hullabaloo about Super Tuesday, then the Potomac Primary, and now "Mini Tuesday" on March 4, is the extraordinary experiment in online voting conducted by Democrats Abroad. Although the voting took place from February 5 to February 12, the organization just recently reported the results, and they were impressive. Continue Reading Here.

As the Army Approaches a Breaking Point
Maggie Mahar | Feb. 26, 2008
Since 9/11, one Army division has spent more time in Iraq than any other group of soldiers: the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York. Continue Reading Here.

New Media, New Voters: Online Small Donors and the Future of Democratic Politics
Michael Cornfield | Feb. 21, 2008
The financial disclosure reports of the presidential candidates for the year 2007 and January 2008 contain important news for the professional political community: online small donors have arrived in force. Continue Reading Here.

The Snapshot: Bush Blamed for Economic Ills
Ruy Teixeira | Feb. 22, 2008
Just how bad does the public believe the economy is performing? And just how unhappy are Americans with President Bush’s handling of the economy? Continue Reading Here.

The Platform by Peter Osnos
The Public Television Debate, Again
Peter Osnos | Feb. 26, 2008
“Nothing ever gets settled in this town . . . a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me. And so that’s the atmosphere in which you administer.”—George P. Shultz, Secretary of State, 1982–89. Continue Reading Here.

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