Time To Kill Fascism, Racism In America

Public Servants Killing Innocent Citizens, Democracy After decades of lies and abuse, American citizens are collectively calling bullshit like never before. A nation of zombies is pulling its collective head out of the punch bowl and looking in the mirror. According to a Pew research poll in June 2020, 71 percent of Americans are angry…

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Public Opinion Of Governments, Media Dropping

Federal Government Approval Hits New Low This year’s Public Affairs Pulse survey examines many topics of interest to the American public, as well as those who follow political and business issues. They include a close look at the creatures and behaviors found in the so-called Washington, D.C., “swamp,” the influence of President Trump’s tweets and his administration’s impact on…

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Teachers Standing Up To Privatization

The Private Battle Over Public Schools The rising tide of teacher activism continues today, as thousands of educators in both Arizona and Colorado walk out of their classrooms and head to their respective state capitol. Unfortunately, they could be playing into the hands of those who want to bust teacher unions and divert billions of dollars to…

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Propaganda Part Of Public Affairs

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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Government Shutdown Values Idealism Over Patriotism

Nation’s 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…

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Public Affairs Integrated With Corporate Communications

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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Best Practices In Public Affairs

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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Denver PR Firm Expands To Phoenix

Denver PR Firm Expands To Phoenix Crossbow is a strategic communications firm that has influenced public opinion, public policy and business decisions around the globe. We can help you build your brand, your bottom line and a better world in many ways. The communications landscape is changing faster than ever. The quest for greater online visibility…

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