One can only hope that Ashton Carter has moved past his glib endorsements of Donald Rumsfeld's disingenuous "group think" and Neil McElroy's outright distortion of the truth and on to a personal code of conduct where speaking truth to power is not seen as a vice, but rather a virtue.
The killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and other unarmed African American men by police officers have sparked a much-needed national conversation on the urgent need to address biased policing.
Most of the business owners I speak to believe immigration reform is a good thing. And so do I. But the big question we all have is this: how will it affect my business?
If you're going to be an alternative to Hillary, you have to be an alternative to Hillary all the way around, not just on corporate power and the economy.
Anderson is the embodiment of hate and makes the late Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church look like Ghandi.
The median household income in 2013 was only slightly above that reported for 1995 (after adjusting for inflation), while costs for necessities like housing (rent), health care, and education are making it much more difficult for middle-class folks to get by.
For an inside perspective, I turned to Rick Smith, the CEO and co-founder of Taser International - the leading provider of Tasers, cameras and evidence archival software for police departments.
When the seemingly inevitable failure to indict in the Garner case was made public yesterday, I sat at my desk at the firm where I work, paralyzed. I could no longer truly concentrate on the tasks before me. I needed to talk or plan or organize. I needed to take action. But I couldn't.
The "Season's Greetings" banner hung across South Florissant Road in Ferguson, Missouri, is a far smaller piece of incongruity than the Christmas truce on the Western Front during World War I a century ago, but it provides a contemporary reminder of the contrast between our ideals and our treatment of one another.
President Obama was in a quandary -- where oh where would he deliver his 2016 State of the Union Address?
by listen, I don't mean waiting impatiently for the other person to stop so I can have my say. I don't mean listening through the filter of every belief I've ever held. I mean listening that is deep, openhearted, and fully attentive, that strives to experience the other person as she is
Do you deny yourself even small treats to try and balance your unsustainable budget, which is often supplemented from a credit card or by siphoning off home equity? Did you know that all of these are signs of being chronically indebted?
The same image is being cynically and calculatedly drummed home by pairing Hillary and Obama. Hillary will be her own candidate and run her own campaign if she runs, but that won't stop the GOP from trying to smear her with Obama.
The media's "comeback" double standard seems to reflect the misguided Beltway consensus that America's a center-right country, so of course it was only a matter of time before Bush regained his footing (he didn't) and that Obama would likely fade away during his second term (he hasn't).
The people don't want a Democratic or Republican Surgeon General, just as they don't search for their personal physician by political affiliation. They want the best, most qualified physician to entrust with their health.
Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through.