Re-imagine public libraries—through exchanges with art museums

Our public libraries are more than just repositories of books and media. They are institutional anchors that make information ...
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    Stop the billionaire corporate shell game in real estate deals

    It’s no surprise the United States is so attractive to foreign plutocrats, international criminals, and corrupt politicians ...
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      Shorten the work week and lengthen vacations—it’ll create jobs!

      Spend fewer hours at work, use your paid days off, and take longer vacations — and at the same time, help put other Americans back to ...
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        Spread Project Fatherhood to more of America’s toughest communities

        If you don’t have the experience of growing up with a father involved in your life, what do you draw on to be a good father and ...
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          Make everyone’s tax returns public

          Whoa, what? You read that right: let’s put every American’s tax return in the online public domain—after anonymizing it to ...
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            Amazing things happen when we put preschools and nursing homes together

            The Intergenerational Learning Center in Seattle is unlike any preschool or senior living facility that most Americans have seen, ...
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              The European Union should refuse to admit climate denier Americans

              Climate change is fact. The scientific consensus. The settled understanding of reality that should be assumed during the search for ...
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                The corporate race to the bottom leads to Delaware. Let’s stop that.

                Delaware is the preferred state for thousands of companies seeking a corporate charter, including those with no real connection to the ...
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                  Push American companies overseas to adopt a Code of Conduct for gender equality

                  For women around the world, discrimination and hardship based alone on their identity as women is a daily reality that’s ...
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                    Quitting is a sign of empowered workers. Let’s empower them more through Unemployment Insurance.

                    Quitters never prosper, right? Think again: for rank-and-file workers, quitting is a good sign that they have the financial means to ...
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                      A big idea for better science: a Wikipedia for software code

                      Whether the field is physics, biology, or neuroscience, chances are that the scientific breakthroughs making headlines today ...
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                        Raise the standard minimum age for buying guns to 25 years

                        The national debate on gun violence often overlooks these two intertwined factors that combine to produce daily carnage: people under ...
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                          2020 Cities By 2020 Leading On Climate Change

                          Cities, not Congress, are leading the charge on climate change. It’s time to accelerate the movement to double the number of ...
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                            Walk the walk, progressive organizations: The Progressive Accountability Project

                            When powerhouse PR firm FitzGibbon Media recently imploded amid revelations of its founder & owner’s unacceptable workplace ...
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                              New Kickstarter-way of donating to political candidates: “Take a stand or get nothing”

                              Frustrated that a candidate for elected office hasn’t taken a stance on a heated issue yet? Here’s an idea offered by ...
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