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Multimedia Politics and Governance

Dialectica Radio: Show Three – Government Transparency

This week on Dialectica: Co-producers Chris Holcomb and Jon Rogers explore the issue of government transparency. Includes interviews with Dr. Gary Chapman of the LBJ School and the 21st Century Project, Damien Brockman of Billhop.com, James Quintero of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, and LBJ second-year student (and LBJ Radio Group member) Sean Reyna. [soundcloud […]

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Welcome Online Editors

Last week, 7 Online Editors were named to the LBJ Journal of Public Affairs. Please join me in welcoming our new staff: Akram Al-Turk Erin Boeke Burke Beth Casey Garrett Groves Emily Joiner Dianna Long Sameen Siddiqi Together we hope to bring the Online Edition of the LBJ Journal to new heights during the 2008-2009 […]

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Misc Multimedia

Dialectica Radio: Show Two – Bicycling In Austin

This week on Dialectica: the LBJ Sustainability Working Group provides a prelude for their Bicycle Pub Crawl (10/3) with a discussion on bicycling issues in Austin. Representatives from the Yellow Bike Project and the Orange Bike Project will be on-hand to dissect issues the Statesman refuses to report on. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/114251895%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-hfumT” params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ […]

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Last Call for Global Policy Special Edition

The deadline is fast approaching… Topic areas under consideration include, but aren’t limited to: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development; International Law and Security; Poverty Alleviation and Human Development; or any other topic in the international context. SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY September 19, 2008 Submissions should be between 2,500 and 5,000 words and contain a cover […]

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Education Policy Multimedia

Dialectica Radio: Show One – Education In China

Tonight, students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs present the inaugural show of Dialectica, a community program to provide KVRX listeners with in-depth information about policy issues through a compelling, issue-driven narrative. This evening’s program focuses on education in China. We share an exploration of the Chinese educational system, review its historical framework, and […]

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Your Journal Needs YOU!

Last spring U.S. News & World Report released their annual rankings of public policy schools and the LBJ School community was dismayed to discover that we had slipped to number fourteen in a tie with ten other schools. We, the senior editors of the LBJ Journal of Public Affairs, believe that the quality of the […]