iOS app Android app

Entries by Derek Shearer from 02/2009

Hoops Rule: The President and the Hard Court

| Posted 02.01.2009 | Politics

Having a president who is a serious hoopster is great public diplomacy -- but the man needs a decent place to play. The current outdoor court on the White House grounds doesn't cut it.

After The Stimulus: It's Time for a New Foundation

| Posted 02.12.2009 | Politics

Most Americans don't easily understand economics--but they do experience economic reality. They need an explanatory framework, if they are going to support far reaching reform efforts led by the president.

Advice to the President: Abolish the Commerce Department

| Posted 02.16.2009 | Politics

The Commerce Department, where I once worked as Deputy Under Secretary, is a hodge podge of agencies with no central purpose.