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How to Be An Ally: A Reflection From Baltimore

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Editor’s Note: This is a submission from a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. It reflects her experience during the protests against police brutality sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore resident who… Continue reading

A Blueprint for Keeping Public Schools Competitive In Montgomery County

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Editor’s Note: Last month, Joshua Starr ended his tenure as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The reason for Starr’s surprising departure from the nationally-recognized district are murky, though astute observers note… Continue reading

An (Un)equal State

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Bartomioli. Steven was born and raised in Connecticut, but now lives in the foothills of the German Alps. He graduated from Norwich University in 2014 with… Continue reading

This Valentine’s Day: Show your Love, No Chains Attached

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Editor’s Note: This is an article that originally ran in the Kennedy School Review. Caitlin Ryan is a Master of Public Policy candidate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She previously worked as a management consultant… Continue reading

Poverty is not a Culture: The weight of scarcity on American social mobility

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Editors Note: This article was written by Brian Chiglinsky for the Kennedy School Review. Chiglinsky is a 2014 Master in Public Policy graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Montgomerys

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Originally posted on One Montgomery:
As Montgomery County Public Schools become more diverse, our school system is becoming a place of haves and have-nots. But what does that look like from a student’s…

Stop Whining About Young Voters, You Jerks.

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Are we really asking why young people didn’t vote in the midterms? Okay, fine. Let’s talk. But if we’re going to talk, can we start by saying that non-presidential youth voter turnout ISN’T DOWN —…

The 2014 Midterms: What to Expect Tonight

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This is a guest post by Sam Sero, an LA-based Daily Kos blogger, comedian and artist. — Ed. First off, I’d like to thank the founders of Unfettered Equality for inviting me to… Continue reading

Waiting For The Next President

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Saleh El Machnouk is a Mason Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a rising star in Lebanese politics. A former teacher, activist, and political commentator, Machnouk was one of the earliest… Continue reading