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AmeriCorps & Bear Awareness: Maybe I was Wrong

In last Thursday’s Wall Street Journal piece, I listed a few peculiar AmeriCorps projects, including this one: “Members of a Nevada AmeriCorps program busy themselves these days by encouraging local residents to drink tap water and watch out for bears (‘bear awareness’).” But, after seeing this great Non Sequitor cartoon by Wiley Miller, maybe I […]

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My AmeriCorps Teaching Experience

 In response to my Wall Street Journal piece yesterday, some folks have asked if I was ever in AmeriCorps. No, but I did have a cameo in one of their Mississippi programs.   When I was investigating AmeriCorps in 1999, I traveled to the Mississippi Delta  Here’s the excerpt from Public Policy Hooligan: **** In lieu […]

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