Washington D.C. based incubator, 1776, hosted Chelsea Clinton, the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and daughter of Bill & Hillary Clinton, to discuss the issue of global health and engaging entrepreneurs to expand innovation into the developing world.
What is exhausting is debating someone whom you respect who says "I like Hillary" but finds every reason not to defend her against even specious attacks or be willing to speak out when they agree with her.
The thing that we often forget about words is that they have great power-- for better or worse. There is much to learn from Trump's foray into politics and much to be wary of. The perfect antidote to the Trump phenomenon is someone who does not dismiss his showmanship, but counters it with well-crafted rhetoric that is both appealing and based on truth.
Things started to get difficult when Clinton asked some questions: Will you make it through the end of your four-year term? Can you guarantee political stability?
At the moment both the Democratic and Republican primaries are being fiercely contested by candidates for whom a general election victory either defies the imagination of many or by establishment candidates who have proven themselves less able politicians with every passing day or week such as Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.
The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) marked its 10th anniversary thi...
If Bernie Sanders continues to improve his poll numbers and becomes a genuine threat to Hillary Clinton's nomination, undecided Democrats will increasingly hear from Clinton supporters that Mr. Sanders is not electable.
I know that doing something as seemingly small as telling the truth has a ripple effect. Change is often slow and deliberate, but it can happen if we speak up.
I think socialism is becoming popular sooner than I expected. With technology inexorably solving scarcity as it eliminates good-paying jobs, a push for a more socialist approach has seemed to me to be inevitable. But it's happening faster than I thought
The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.
Even if Bernie Sanders doesn't win a single primary, it is already clear that he has tapped into a sentiment among Democratic voters that is real and to which Ms. Clinton does not speak.
Why is there this disconnect between the private and the public Hillary? Why can't a skilled politician who is in a historic race to become the first female president manage to marry the two?
It would take a better writer than me, but there's a great novel to be written based on the life of Georges de Paris, who died of brain cancer Sunday at the age of 81 in an Arlington, Va. hospice.
Chantix is a drug that is advertised on television to help people stop smoking. However, in addition to suicidal thoughts, one of the commercials warns "common side effects include... unusual dreams." Caveat Emptor! One wonders what these dreams might be and more importantly what they mean.
We have reached a point of no return. 40,000 hours of TV watching have primed a nation for Donald Trump. We no longer elect presidents, we elect 'Entertainers in Chief.'
When the stage directions become the story, you know you have a problem. One of the reasons that Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders continue to attract large crowds, notwithstanding their outlier positions, is that they appear like genuine people who know who they are and what they think.