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  • Why the IRS dance video shouldn't be a scandal

    Steve Kelman explains why federal employees having a good time are not necessarily wasting taxpayer money. Read More

  • Strangling Google in China?

    Steve Kelman finds unexpected search-engine difficulties while traveling in a foreign land. Read More

  • Keeping time (and tune) with students in Shanghai

    Steve Kelman enjoys an evening of karaoke and bottled water. Read More

  • How the IRS scandal is like ethnic profiling

    The targeting in both cases is efficient, Steve Kelman argues -- but effective government demands more than simple efficiency. Read More

  • The Air Force goes to the front lines for cost-savings ideas

    Steve Kelman explains why he likes the "Every Dollar Counts" campaign. Read More

  • The power of slow thinking

    A Nobel winner's research can help us determine when our decision-making should be methodical and when it should be instinctive. Read More

  • GSA is saying what?

    The General Services Administration's plan for handling past-performance information under the forthcoming OASIS contract is a bad idea, Steve Kelman believes. Read More

  • What happens when the kids go for startups?

    Government recruiting efforts have a lot of hurdles already. Steve Kelman identifies a possible new one. Read More

  • Police technology improves

    Police departments, widely perceived as slow to change, are embracing technology in innovative ways, Steve Kelman observes. Read More

  • Terrorism, the government and bias

    Steve Kelman suggests that the phrase "believing is seeing" might be more true than the reverse. Read More

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