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Dec 2012 Congress' Wicked Problem. Seeking Knowledge Inside the Information Tsunami Grantee Publication
Citation: Kelly, Lorelei. Congress’ Wicked Problem: Seeking Knowledge Inside the Information Tsunami. Rep. Washington, DC: New America Foundation, 2012. Print.

The New America Foundation paper argues that the absence of basic knowledge management in our legislature is a critical weakness. Congress struggles to make policy on complex issues while it equally lacks the wherewithal to effectively compete on substance in today’s 24 hour news cycle. Congress is not so much venal and corrupt as it is incapacitated and obsolete. And, in its present state, it cannot serve the needs of American democracy in the 21st Century.

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