Posts Tagged: myths

Myths Around Millennials In Government

It’s not cool, they said. Millennials aren’t interested in government work, they said. We’ve all heard about the aging workforce and the lack of interest by millennials to join government. But, what we haven’t heard is – is it all really true? And either way, what should people in government know about millennials? A recent… Read more »

The United States Congress: Myths and Facts

Too many Americans don’t know what Congress is, or how it works. Congress has most of the political power in the United States. Public support for Congress has reached another all-time low. Our disapproval should be based in reality, not in fantasy, rumor, or ignorance. Our schools don’t bother to teach this stuff. What’s a… Read more »

Nonprofit Organizations: Myths and Facts

“Nonprofit” Does Not Mean “No Money” Recent news reports claimed that the IRS targeted extra scrutiny to conservative groups applying for nonprofit tax exemptions. It was much ado about nothing. But it’s time to clarify nonprofits’ legal status and their social roles in our culture. The Internal Revenue Service’s regulation of nonprofit organizations was a… Read more »

Common Beliefs About Natural Disasters – Importance of Preparation

In recent months there have been a number of articles on emergency preparedness myths or commonly held notions about disasters. These myths point out a number of topics that are still being addressed by the EM community of various public and private agencies. Expenses & Effort Required: Being prepared is not expensive or complicated as… Read more »