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Posts from December 2016

An End-of-Year Message from Dean Henry E. Brady

Dear Alumni and Friends of the Goldman School: Like many of you, I find myself reflecting on the state of our nation and world as 2016 draws to a close. I deeply believe in decency toward others, tolerance, respect for each and every person, the value of freedom, and the need for equal opportunity. I also believe… More

Bringing City Government to the Classroom

by Dan Lindheim

Too often, policy analysis is at high levels of abstraction. At the local level, there is little abstraction -- everything is excruciatingly real. Policies affect individuals with names and addresses who raise their concerns and struggles directly to your face. As President Obama once told visiting mayors, &l… More