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Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

Jeff Neal says administrative changes have the advantage of being entirely within the power of the executive branch – no need to wait for Congress.


Changing the way Black history is taught in America

As the nation reflects on and celebrates Black history this month, there's a growing debate over exactly how to teach Black history in American schools. Mary Frances Berry, a Geraldine Segal professor of American Social Thought and History at the University of Pennsylvania, joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss what works with the current school curriculums on Black history, and where improvements can be made.


Should the federal government provide jobs to those who want one?

Millions of Americans are still struggling to find work during the pandemic. But one idea gaining traction among some lawmakers and economists is for the federal government to provide jobs. New York Times economics reporter Eduardo Porter joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the potential measure, which was previously implemented during the Great Depression.


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