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Open! Open! Open!

WNYC had a couple of folks on today regarding new federal initiatives to make information about government more easily available to the citizenry. I’ve posted the links under Government-US—Data.gov and Open Government Initiative—but I want to suggest you try what … Continue reading

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A giant loss, the loss of a giant

John Hope Franklin, one of the United States’ greatest historians, died today. Photo by Derek Anderson for the New York Times Read his obituary in the New York Times, as well as his website at Duke University. Click on ‘Quotations’ … Continue reading

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