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What Does Public Service Mean?

What we can learn from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Like everyone else, I’ve been glued to cable news and the internet for the last few days following the events in Ukraine, and also like everyone, I’ve been awed by how Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has risen to the occasion in a way that the world did not expect. Zelenskyy is a former comedian — a…

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Elizabeth Spiers

Elizabeth Spiers

Writer, NYU j-school prof, political commentator, digital strategist, ex-editor in chief of The New York Observer, founding editor of Gawker

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