Nationwide, many Americans who are working hard and playing by the rules are still struggling. Two decades of failed U.S. trade policy is one reason. At issue is not whether to trade, but under what rules. For workers, the environment and the health of American families, getting the rules right is essential.
There are elected United States senators looking into a theory that the president of the United States is planning to invade Texas, which is in the United States. Right now, today, in 2015.
Last week was startling -- but confusing -- on the energy/water nexus innovation front.
While the OCO shenanigans were the most egregious example of irresponsible budgeting in the HASC bill, they were far from the only one. As usual, members added funding for items that the Pentagon didn't even ask for, in order to pay for a wide array of pet projects.
Say in your most authoritative voice: "Bahrain is different because of the sectarianism." People will be impressed that you know Bahrain is the only GCC country that has a Shia majority population, and that this automatically makes things more complicated "because of the sectarian edge."
Any Democrat opposing TPP on the basis of NAFTA isn't offering a trade policy for America's future, but rather guaranteeing that the jobs we have now are the best ones Americans can expect.
It is a critical time for liberal arts institutions that serve this student body to engage in better publicity about the vocational value of the liberal arts. Now, there's a message worthy of a commencement address.
Spurred on by powerful multinational corporations and aided by their corporate lobbyists, the administration wants Congress to sign a blank check for yet another "free trade" deal, with the same inadequate safeguards as previous failed deals.
This week, the Republican presidential field is going to double, from three candidates to six. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio have all previously officially announced their candidacies, and this week they will be joined by Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, and Mike Huckabee.
Despite poetic mantras championing the American Dream and romanticized ideas of equality regarding race, gender and sexuality -- laws were not instituted to protect or factor morality.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Global Warming in 60 Seconds - a good summary of the main facts, done in 1950s...
Balancing the budget through reduced spending and increased revenues, ending the vast expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and normalizing interest rates, are all necessary actions in the effort to right the economy in the face of the Great Recession.
Without a strong showing of U.S. support for its allies and values, the hard-won gains of the past decades will be lost, perhaps irretrievably. Iraq, where tens of thousands of American soldiers were killed or wounded, is drifting into Iran's orbit.
Dear President Obama, I know that you are a busy man, but by now I'm sure you've heard about ...
Bernie Sanders, an Independent Senator from Vermont, is challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. He is a fighter, a politician of conviction who is not afraid to defy convention. Could an honest guy shake up the system? Is there a place for a politician who genuinely cares?
'Why?' It's the most useful one word sentence in the English language. It's how we begin the search for causes, for understanding, for truth. We have to figure out why something happened before we can figure out how to make change going forward.