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The Most Urgent “Wicked Problem”

August 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Most Urgent “Wicked Problem”

Wicked problems have complex solutions. The most wicked problem facing our country right now? Social immobility, says Dan Yankelovich.

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How the Public Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

August 12, 2014 Comments Off on How the Public Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

The American public is not well prepared to complete its main task as citizens: to form thoughtful judgments on the nation’s important issues.

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How Our Elites Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

August 4, 2014 Comments Off on How Our Elites Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

In order for our democracy to function at its best, political leaders and elites must take these steps to engage the public.

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The State of Our Democracy Is Weak

July 29, 2014 Comments Off on The State of Our Democracy Is Weak

A successful democracy gives citizens a say in the decisions that affect their lives. Our democracy is currently failing on that count.

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Without Social Mobility, Our Society Doesn’t Work

June 3, 2014 Comments Off on Without Social Mobility, Our Society Doesn’t Work

As long as there is opportunity for all who are willing to play by the rules, political stability will be preserved, argues Public Agenda co-founder Dan Yankelovich in his new blog.

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For-Profit Colleges Have Some Strengths, But Are They Worth The Cost?

February 10, 2014 Comments Off on For-Profit Colleges Have Some Strengths, But Are They Worth The Cost?

Students and employers applaud for-profits on some counts, deeply skeptical on others, according to new research DATE OF RELEASE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2014 NEW YORK CITY — Many students and…

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