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Urban Planet: Election Day Holiday

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

As we creep closer to the November Federal Elections in the US, the folks at GOOD have a proposal for a national holiday to allow everyone to get out and vote. They are inviting businesses to sign on to their pledge to give their employees the day off. Would getting the day off of work make it easier for you to participate in an election?

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