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[liberationtech] Fixing Broken Government next TUESDAY Jan. 18
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Sat Jan 15 01:59:56 PST 2011
*From:* Stewart Brand <sb at gbn.org>
*Date:* 12 January 2011 09:52:56 PST
We hire our governments to manage long-term matters such as justice,
education, and infrastructure and to do so with clarity and adroitness.
When repeated attempts at short-term fixes layer up so thickly that
dysfunction becomes the norm, the whole apparatus has to be rethought and
reshaped. Now would be a good time.
*"Fixing Broken Government" Philip K. Howard, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason
Center*, San Francisco,* 7pm, Tuesday January 18*. The show starts promptly
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