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The North Star: MDC's Blog

10.11.2012 by Ferrel Guillory
It used to be said about Washington and its baseball team the Senators: first in war, first in peace, and last in the American League. These days, in... read more
10.05.2012 by Abby Parcell
Here's what's got MDC buzzing for the week of October 1, 2012:In September, the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project released a report detailing... read more
09.25.2012 by
Income inequality is not limited to Wall Street. It’s also growing on Main Street—particularly in the South, new Census data show.The national Gini... read more
09.14.2012 by Abby Parcell
EducationThis week, the U.S. Department of Education unveiled a new searchable database:... read more
09.06.2012 by Richard E. Hart
It has been a busy time of change at MDC, with some longtime staffers moving onward and upward, new colleagues moving in, new board members joining,... read more
08.20.2012 by
We are excited to announce that Augusta native and recent Brown graduate Beth Caldwell has been named the 2012-2013 Autry Fellow. The Autry... read more
08.14.2012 by
(Copyright Billy E. Barnes)This Friday, Aug. 17, MDC will be opening its new gallery and convening space as part of Durham’s Third Friday artwalk.... read more
06.11.2012 by
Welcome to MDC’s new website. We’ve tried to capture in a readable and attractive way how MDC works, the values that guide us, and a sense of the... read more