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The Visual Du Jour – CPI 2012

December 10, 2012 by

It’s that time of the year, again, when Transparency International puts out its famous Corruption Perceptions Index. Here is the 2012 edition (no surprise though): CPI 2012 from SocProf on Vimeo. Do go explore the data more in depth at the site itself.

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Who Could Have Guessed? Birth Control Edition

December 10, 2012 by and tagged ,

Who could indeed have guessed that policy decision, dumb ones at that, would have real consequences? “When state lawmakers passed a two-year budget in 2011 that moved $73 million from family planning services to other programs, the goal was largely political: halt the flow of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood clinics. Now they are facing the policy [...]

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