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Alondra Nelson

Alondra Nelson Tabbed to Serve as Acting Head of OSTP

On Wednesday, President Joseph Biden handed sociologist Alondra Nelson interim leadership of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Nelson currently serves as OSTP’s deputy director for science and society

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People at rally on January 6 leaning on barricades on East Capitol lawn before siege of capitol

Let’s Define ‘Legitimate Political Discourse’

Looking at the entirety of what occurred on Jan. 6, 2021, it’s clear that there was both legitimate protest and illegitimate political violence. When political violence replaces political discourse, and when political leaders refuse to play by the democratic rules of the game, democracies weaken, and may even die.

8 months ago
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Whistle with SIGPR logo on side

A Look Inside the Team that Safeguards Trillions in COVID Relief Spending

The focus of these special inspector general offices is to not only keep a watchful eye on the trillions of dollars flowing from Washington to families and business across the country, but to also prevent and deter people defrauding the federal government and thus the tax-paying American public.

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