The Unraveling State-Local Partnership

This is another commentary in Civic Way’s series on reconstructing American government, a more detailed look at the state-local issues presented in our last newsletter. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience improving governmental agencies across the…

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Accountability for All of Us (Continued)

This is Civic Way’s third commentary on the January 6th Capitol Coup and the nation’s need for accountability. The first commentary made the argument for holding individual politicians accountable. The second commentary called for collective accountability for the pandemic and inequity. This commentary demands accountability for assaults on truth and democracy. The author, Bob Melville, is…

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Accountability for All of Us

This is Civic Way’s second commentary on the January 6th Capitol Coup and the nation’s need for accountability and healing. The first commentary focused on the need for holding individual politicians accountable. This commentary addresses the need for collective accountability. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government,…

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Accountability – The Path to a Brighter Future

This is Civic Way’s commentary on the January 6th Capitol Coup and the nation’s need for accountability and healing. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience improving public agencies throughout the US. 

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Allowing America to Hope Again

This is Civic Way’s third commentary on the 2020 election. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience improving governmental agencies across the US.

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Hillbilly Homage

This is another Civic Way commentary on the 2020 election. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience improving governmental agencies across the US. Our last 2020 election commentary, What Happened, called for political campaigns to think more…

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What Happened?

This is another Civic Way commentary on the 2020 election. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience improving governmental agencies across the US. Our last 2020 election commentary urged political leaders to respect election results and citizens…

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Renewing Our Faith in the Federal Judiciary

This is another commentary in Civic Way’s series on reconstructing American government. The author, Bob Melville, is the founder of Civic Way, a nonprofit dedicated to good government, and a management consultant with over 45 years of experience working with governmental agencies across the US.

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An Impartial Federal Judiciary

This newsletter is part of our reconstructing American government series. In prior issues, we called for a revamped Federalism, a new public service model, law enforcement reform and decentralizing federal agencies and reforming Congress. This week, we propose a good governance approach to revitalizing our federal courts.

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Choosing a President

Criteria for Selecting Leaders During a Crisis

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