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What civil service commission policies would you propose to reduce racial-ethnic strife in the United States?

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The United States Civil Service Commission was abolished in 1978 so any proposals for policies originating out of it would be ineffective in reducing racial-ethnic strife, since it does not exist.

Since 1978, the responsibilities for the organization, recruitment, and disciplining of the civil service formerly held by the Civil Service Commission have been divided between the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), a unitary executive branch agency, and the Merit Systems Protection Board—an independent agency of the United States government.

At a superficial level, one could say that the OPM might privilege the hiring of ethnic minorities as a way of creating a greater level of connection between minority groups and the federal government, thereby easing the perception of an "us vs. them" mentality. However, three factors would suggest this is a non-strategic approach:

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