TheLectern

  • Listening in on GovLoop

    Steve Kelman takes time to hear what the GovLoopers are saying. Read More

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  • Air Force procurement contests take wing

    The Air Force discovers the value of contests as a route to innovation. Read More

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  • What annoys Chinese students

    Steve Kelman asks students about Facebook censorship, U.S. policy. Read More

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  • An aspect of Chinese culture you don't hear much about

    China's culture encourages those in power to run roughshod over those under their rule, from workplace bosses to police breaking up protests. Read More

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  • What does the $16 muffin really mean?

    Attention to allegedly overpriced conference muffins gives a false image of the reasons for the deficit, writes Steve Kelman. Read More

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  • A burst of Taiwanese democracy at Harvard

    Steve Kelman attends two Taiwanese political rallies without leaving Cambridge. Read More

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  • Share-in-savings for energy-saving contracts -- how headquarters contracting shops can help

    A specifc share-in-savings contract avoids termination liabilities. Read More

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  • Buying commercial items is back -- or is it?

    Some ideas for saving costs would be good ideas even when budgets aren't tight, writes Steve Kelman. Buying commercial items is one of them. Read More

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  • Why is GAO's glass so often half empty?

    GAO reports often take a pessimistic tone about what could be seen as good news. Steve Kelman wonders why. Read More

  • Why Sweden's economy is thriving

    Steve Kelman reports interesting observations from Stockholm. Read More

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