Category: Issue Management

public lands conservation

Watershed Protection vs. Profits The United States has about 640 million acres of public lands—an area more than seven times larger than Germany. If America needs a wall for defense, we need it around our public lands—which are critical to our heritage and homeland security. “There is nothing more practical in the end than the preservation of […]

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The Art Of Information, Influence Propaganda and censorship are nothing new, but the art, science and motives have evolved tremendously in the past decade. Freedom of speech isn’t what it used to be. Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of a population toward some cause, position or movement. It’s a common […]

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Bankruptcy Threatens Constitution Since we now fund our government and our record debt three months at a time, the showdown over funding was predictable. President Trump signaled his approval of a government shutdown last May, when he endorsed the possibility publicly. He made it clear that he was willing to hold a nation and its […]

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DUNS Number Part Of Reputation Businesses of all sizes spend billions of dollars every year to help build their brands and their bottom lines. Meanwhile, millions of these businesses are oblivious to their business credit report at Dun & Bradstreet, which can deprive them of vital opportunities. Lenders, vendors, insurance companies and prospective clients often check […]

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Government Relations, Public Relations and Marketing Public affairs is another term for stakeholder relations among individuals and groups with common and competing agendas. It’s typically found at the crossroads of public opinion and public policy. Stakeholders often include politicians, civil servants, influencers, customers, communities, clients, shareholders, trade associations, think tanks, business groups, charities, unions, the media […]

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Prion Disease Never Isolated Mad cow disease has again raised its ugly head in the United States. Thanks to misinformation and mismanagement by government, the problem will persist. Government and industry representatives announced yesterday that an 11-year-old beef cow in Alabama tested positive for prion disease. Also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the disease […]

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Reindeer Canaries In A Coal Mine Norway and the greater Scandinavian region are experiencing some of the highest rates of neurodegenerative disease in the world. The human epidemic is fueling a related epidemic among wildlife. Norway will slaughter hundreds of reindeer to tackle a mere symptom of a bigger problem. Mismanagement is pouring fuel on the […]

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Alzheimer’s An Infectious Disease If you think that you and your family are immune to the surging epidemic of neurodegenerative disease, think again. Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s getting worse every day thanks to mismanagement and misinformation. Infectious proteins known as prions are involved with most forms […]

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Food, Water Supplies Threatened If you consider yourself a homeland defender, then demand that the Department of Homeland Security enforce the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 to defend us from 700 million tons of infectious waste that’s dumped into our food and water supplies every year. This law is supposed to protect our air, food and […]

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Digital Trends Shaping Best Practices Public affairs and public relations are not synonymous or mutually exclusive terms, but the line is getting blurred as the art and science of influence evolves. I see public affairs as an organization’s efforts to manage relationships with stakeholders in the public policy arena at any level. These are individuals […]

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