Policy
A policy is a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent, and is implemented as a procedure or protocol. Policies are genera...
Historian Says Don't 'Sanitize' How Our Government Created Ghettos
Fifty years after the repeal of Jim Crow, many African-Americans still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy In...
Samsung's SmartTV Privacy Policy Raises Accusations of Digital Spying
It all started with a small, tucked away sentence in Samsung's SmartTV security policy. The head-scratching string of words was pointed out by a Redditor on Thursday and has since sent websites and ex...
Decentralization
Decentralization (or decentralisation) is the process of redistributing or dispersing functions, powers, people or things away from a central location or authority. While centralization, especially in...
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Policy debate
Policy debate is a form of debate competition in which teams of two advocate for and against a resolution that typically calls for policy change by the United States federal government. It is also ref...
Public policy
Public policy is the principled guide to action taken by the administrative executive branches of the state with regard to a class of issues in a manner consistent with law and institutional customs. ...
Think tank
A think tank (or policy institute, research institute, etc.) is an organization that performs research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, te...
Historian Says Don't 'Sanitize' How Our Government Created Ghettos
Fifty years after the repeal of Jim Crow, many African-Americans still live in segregated ghettos in the country's metropolitan areas. Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy In...
Samsung's SmartTV Privacy Policy Raises Accusations of Digital Spying
It all started with a small, tucked away sentence in Samsung's SmartTV security policy. The head-scratching string of words was pointed out by a Redditor on Thursday and has since sent websites and ex...
Heritage Institute for Policy Studies
Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (HIPS) is a think tank based in Mogadishu, Somalia.
The Heritage Institute for Policy Studies an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan research center which ai...
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ProCon.org
ProCon.org is a non-profit charitable organization headquartered in Santa Monica, California in the United States. It operates the ProCon.org website, an online resource for research on controversial ...
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Wicked problem
A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often difficult to recognize. The use of term "wicked" ...
Eightfold Path (policy analysis)
The Eightfold Path is a method of policy analysis assembled by Eugene Bardach, a professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. It is outlined in his book...
Public policy of the United States
Public policy consists of a system of laws, regulatory measures, courses of action, and funding priorities by a government or its representatives. Public policy decisions are often decided by a group ...
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Science of science policy
The science of science policy (SoSP) is an emerging interdisciplinary research area that seeks to develop theoretical and empirical models of the scientific enterprise. This scientific basis can be us...
Open educational resources policy
Open educational resource policies (OER policies) are principles or tenets adopted by governing bodies in support of the use of open content—specifically open educational resources (OER) -- and practi...
Open educational resources policy - Wikipedia
DocAgora
DocAgora is a non-profit international thinktank and open webplex that stimulates discussion about new forms, new platforms and new ways of financing documentary media.Since 2006, DocAgora has hosted ...
Multifunctionality in agriculture
Multifunctionality in agriculture (often simply multifunctionality) refers to the numerous benefits that agricultural policies may provide for a country or region. Generally speaking, multifunctionali...
Energy policy of the United States
The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state and local entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as buildi...
Energy policy of the United States - Wikipedia
Flow (policy debate)
In policy debate, the flow (flowing in verb form) is the name given to a specialized form of notetaking or shorthand, which debaters use to keep track of all of the arguments in the round. It incorpor...
Autonomy
Autonomy (Ancient Greek: αὐτονομία autonomia from αὐτόνομος autonomos from αὐτο- auto- "self" and νόμος nomos, "law", hence when combined understood to mean "one who gives oneself one's own law") is a...
Somali Civil War
The Somali Civil War is an ongoing civil war taking place in Somalia. It grew out of resistance to the Siad Barre regime during the 1980s. By 1988–90, the Somali Armed Forces began engaging various ar...
Somali Civil War - Wikipedia
Office of Science and Technology Policy
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is an office in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), established by United States Congress on May 11, 1976, with a broad mandate to advise th...
Office of Science and Technology Policy - Wikipedia
Bertie Ahern
Patrick Bartholomew "Bertie" Ahern (born 12 September 1951) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 26 June 1997 to 7 May 2008.Ahern served as a Teachta Dála (...
Bertie Ahern - Wikipedia
Regions of Morocco
As part of a 1997 decentralization and regionalization law passed by the legislature 16 new regions of Morocco were created. The region is the current highest administrative division of Morocco. The r...
Regions of Morocco - Wikipedia
Old Industrial Buildings Revitalization in Hong Kong
Old industrial buildings revitalisation was proposed in the 2009-2010 Policy address of Hong Kong. It aims to redevelop unused and affordable industrial buildings into space for new businesses, especi...
Old Industrial Buildings Revitalization in Hong Kong - Wikipedia
Actor (policy debate)
In policy debate, an actor is an entity that enacts a certain policy action. If a plan were to have the U.S. send humanitarian aid to Sudan, then the actor would be the United States federal governme...