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Organizations and bureaucratization | Individuals and Society | MCAT | Khan Academy

Organizations and bureaucratization | Individuals and Society | MCAT | Khan Academy

– Although we might not realize it organizations and bureaucracies play an increasingly large role in our lives. When social scientists talk about organizations, they are talking about institutions that are designed for a specific purpose. They have a collective goal and they are often set up to achieve or to try to achieve maximum …

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered | MITx on edX | Course About Video

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered | MITx on edX | Course About Video

The global crisis of 2007-2008 demonstrated the fundamental role the banks play in our global economic system and in our society as a whole. Without functioning banks, people lose their jobs, businesses shutter, and our economies threaten to collapse. While the crisis highlighted the ways in which failing banks can undermine our economy and our …

Michael Lewis traces the ‘gutting of the civil service’ under Trump

Michael Lewis traces the ‘gutting of the civil service’ under Trump

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we have been reporting, addressing enormous global challenges like climate change require more than just individual action. They require the leadership of active, engaged governments. In his new book, “The Fifth Risk,” bestselling author Michael Lewis reports on the Trump administration and its approach to staffing the federal government. William is back …

90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

 A measure that would restore the right to vote to nearly 90,000 American citizens in New Jersey could soon become law, after the state approved the measure in a party-line vote  The bill, which Democrats managed to pass, is the latest effort across the United States to ensure that former felons are able to vote …