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The Decision-Making Style That Helps Leaders Survive Can Also Thwart Their Legacy

July 18, 2018 When it comes to negotiating, world leaders often fall into two camps. On one side are those open about their decision-making and on the other are leaders who hold their playbook closely to their chest. British prime minister Theresa May sits firmly in the latter camp. May rarely promotes inclusive...

The IRS Doesn’t Know How to Get in Touch With American Expats. But It Can Revoke Their Passports

July 9, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Thousands of Americans could be denied a new or renewed passport if they don’t settle their tax bills soon. But if they live abroad, they may not even know that they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service—the tax agency reportedly struggles to send mail to foreign addresses. At least...

The IRS Doesn’t Know How To Get In Touch With American Expats. But It Can Revoke Their Passports

July 9, 2018 Thousands of Americans could be denied a new or renewed passport if they don’t settle their tax bills soon. But if they live abroad, they may not even know that they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service—the tax agency reportedly struggles to send mail to foreign addresses. At least...

What ICE Actually Does

July 5, 2018 Calls to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, also known as ICE, are getting louder. But at the heart of much of the furore is a belief that this is the government agency that is separating families at the US-Mexico border. This is false. A different U.S.agency—Customs and...

Black Drivers in Missouri Are 85% More Likely to Be Stopped Than Whites

June 5, 2018 It has been four years since the killing of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, which sparked huge protests against police brutality and racial profiling in Ferguson, Missouri. And now, new statistics on the inconsistent treatment of blacks and whites by police in the state show how little has changed...

Even After Legalization, Black Americans Are Arrested More for Marijuana Offenses

January 31, 2018 Americans have finally come around to pot. There has been a historic shift in public opinion for legalizing marijuana over the last generation. And as public mode changed, so did the law; marijuana has now been legalized in eight states and Washington, D.C. (though the extent of legalization differs between...

The N.Y.C. Terror Attack Is Part of a Trend That’s Getting More Difficult to Combat

November 1, 2017 The vehicle-ramming attack in New York yesterday afternoon (Oct. 31) is the latest in a long line of less sophisticated “acts of terror.” The incident, while described as the deadliest terror attack in New York since 9/11, was not an elaborate plot—it was conducted by a man who drove a...

Four Steps To Leading Like Angela Merkel, Master Of Crisis Management

September 25, 2017 Where would Europe be without Angela Merkel? The staid force in global politics, who’s headed up Germany for twelve years, has earned the nickname mutti (“mommy” in German) and won countless accoladesfor her political savvy. But her particular brand of leadership remains elusive. On the eve of Germany’s national election,...

How to Stop Neo-Nazis From Mobilizing on the Street: Lessons From Europe

August 21, 2017 The violent white nationalist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last week was a turning point for the far right in the US. Neo-Nazis, the so-called “alt-right”, and white supremacists, who have until now largely organized online, spilled out onto the street in great numbers in what has become...

Women Are Slowly Taking Over the Military-Industrial Complex

May 22, 2017 The notion that the “future is female” has finally reached the military. With the appointment of Sylvie Goulard as France’s new defense minister last week, four of seven G7 countries now boast women in a role long seen as a bastion of male power. These female defense ministers—which include Germany’s...