The current trade regime is not just a matter of the U.S. exporting manufacturing jobs to China and importing cheaper consumer goods. We are also dramatically increasing the volume of pollution associated with our consumption, so much that a significant part of U.S. pollution is now generated in China in the production of goods for U.S. consumers.
We look forward to his on-air response, and hope that Dr. Oz will be transparent and honest about his methods, intentions and future behavior.
Being a writer and journalist myself, I've always wondered about winning the Pulitzer Prize. It can change your life, I've intuited correctly. Not anybody can win it. You have to really be on top of your game to win one.
I'm tired of feeling alone. I'm tired of not being surrounded by activists fighting for survivors like myself. I smiled at No Red Tape's protest for the same reason I almost started crying with joy when I was accepted to Columbia: I know that, come August, I won't be alone anymore.
Information like this can lead in two directions: to despair or to action. Despair is a non-starter. Putting aside humanitarian concerns, the United States cannot afford to limit the prospects of the 20 percent of its children who grow up in poverty.
For the past few days I have been writing about the 'death' of journalism as a profession. This morning, I got an email from a classmate of mine at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (Class of 1983). She wrote: "I Actively try to talk people out of it." A career in journalism, that is.
Look outwardly. Look outside the organization to understand how the world is changing -- and what new problems need solving.
I believe that one of the most common barriers is a lack of familiarity with the U.S. Graduate School classroom and academic experience. We hope to make this a bit more clear. Classroom discussions are often different from culture to culture.
Here are my top five tips for any student entrepreneur looking to solve a problem that affects many people, or even just themselves.
As always, I derive great hope and optimism from the dedication and brainpower of our students and from the willingness of our clients and faculty to invest time and effort in developing this first generation of sustainability professionals.
It seems that downtown Raleigh, once a sleepy little Southern Mecca, now owns a ravenous appetite for contemporary design.
President and Mrs. Obama, given this administration's exceptional legacy on the protection of open space, please don't make history by approving the confiscation of National Register designated public parkland for the Obama Presidential Library.
Failure is a part of the learning experience. Most successful startups are usually not an entrepreneur's first attempt. Almost every thriving business can point to a history of peaks and valleys.
The world of finance is both data-driven and unforgiving. Capital flows toward the highest rate of returns and/or the most stable rate of return. But those markets are influenced by government policy, social norms, and consumer behavior.
There's a lot of unbelievable things that happen in life--and really, the least believable are the bad things; the things we don't see coming, the things we can't and won't understand.
For college students, divestment is the best angle. For a generation that feels increasingly disenfranchised and disillusioned with politicians' lagging reactions to climate problems, the national divestment movement provides a source of youth empowerment.