Donald F. Kettl is former dean and professor emeritus at the University of Maryland. Before his recent retirement, he was the Sid Richardson Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, The Divided States of America. Paul Glastris is editor in chief of the Washington Monthly.
There’s a way to stop privatization of the civil service and help working Americans. Here’s how.