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Open Door Policy Guides

This Ask reminded me of something I did for work a few years ago, have given talks about a few times, and recently turned into open source documents. They're meant help create a better workplace by helping people understand how to escalate problems. Prerequisite: A company that wants a better workplace. [more inside]
posted by mph on Mar 2, 2018 - 0 comments

Thicket.io: a tool for a post-truth world (visualize research and debates)

Thicket is a platform for rigorous thinking. Users can map out political ideas, discover relevant research, and debate policy claims with others. Thicket puts your beliefs about policy in context, connecting them to relevant academic research and to opposing arguments. Thicket is aimed at students, researchers, journalists, and everyone interested in politics and public policy. The intro video is the best place to start. [more inside]
posted by ropeladder on Jan 24, 2018 - 2 comments

Learning How To Scream Again: Promoting Leftism for Artists and Writers

The culmination of a lot of conversation I've had with fellow artists, designers, and writers. How do we effectively sell Leftist ideology ? How did we get here? What does a new left art look like? What should it's goals be? What's the best way to achieve them?
posted by The Whelk on Feb 9, 2017 - 0 comments

The Disability Integration Act of 2015

The Disability Integration Act establishes in Federal law that people with disabilities have the right to choose to receive services in community settings where they are in control, rather than being forced into institutions just because that is where States and insurance companies primarily and by default offer the services that people with disabilities need. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Apr 21, 2016 - 2 comments

The New Poor

Been thinking a lot about how Millennials are always written about in the media, how gentrification works, and how student loans are affecting our current economy. Here is the result.
posted by whimsicalnymph on Oct 28, 2014 - 2 comments

Policy Fallacy: The Podcast of Unintended Consequences

My friend and I have started a podcast about policies (public, private, or otherwise) with interesting consequences. Each episode we look back at a past policy and and then rampantly speculate about a current policy change. He is hilarious, I occasionally say something mildly amusing, and in general we have loads of nerdy fun. iTunes. RSS. Episodes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 [more inside]
posted by ropeladder on Jul 10, 2013 - 0 comments

A Privacy Policy Generator for Mobile Apps

Privacy policies now are actually required across app stores and people are risking fines and being sued for not complying with the COPPA. So iubenda makes it really easy to comply with these requirements. (it's not just California btw. but California makes it clear that any app that is geared towards Californians, falls under their regulation).
Btw. we're always happy receiving feedback through the site, @iubenda or on here as well. :)
posted by iSimone on Jun 6, 2013 - 0 comments

WTF Has Obama Done So Far?

Often the question is asked, "What the fuck has Obama done so far?". For those unimpressed people, we made this site.
posted by the jam on Nov 1, 2010 - 25 comments

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