Written by Cassie Keener The Lincoln Center in El Paso, Texas In a predominantly ...
Building a bigger fence may play well around the cable-TV studio desks where pundits gather to yak in faraway New York and Washington. But down in El Paso, it's a foreign concept.
While drug runners and police officers fire at each other on camera, community leaders shoot themselves in the foot by allowing access to these scenes. Self-inflicted wounds tend to be the worst kind.
By pursuing the resilience dividend, cities can get an economic leg up and better prepare for what's next. Because no matter if the next shock hits tomorrow or 10 years from now, resilience is something a city can realize the benefits of each and every day.
The president should hear the message loud and clear now: deportations need to stop, and he has the power to do it.
The place is not touristy. It's not pretentious. It has absorbed its fame and moved on. It's more a Robert De Niro than a Justin Bieber -- it knows stardom and is okay with it.
Sure, Walter White didn't wake up beside Suzanne Pleshette like the end of The Newhart Show, but the ending of Breaking Bad was completely satisfying because it was so neat -- as precise as Walt's nearly pure blue meth.
The idea that Austin is the democratic oasis in a red dessert fortifies the status quo and allows Republicans to continue winning state office by default.
The Southwest is a place of great opportunity, enchantment, and grandeur, and yet, also a place of poverty and inequality in the United States. Through its children, it is also a place that will play an expanding and critically important role in either the successes or failures of our nation.
Nowhere is the human toll of our American consumption more obvious than in the United States/Mexico border region. And nowhere is the border nightmare more clearly visible than in Ciudad Juárez. Also obvious is the passion and resilience of the residents.
The best thing about Strine, at the end of the day, is that he has principles and that he's human. That's worth preserving, even if his jokes sometimes go awry.
Someone should give Messrs. Cohn and Blankfein a copy of Chancellor Strine's opinion. That might cause them to revise their memorandum. Probably not.
Why would you ride on Greyhound instead of driving -- or grabbing a train or plane?
The modern consumer world is predicated on disconnection -- the absence of knowledge about the origins of the things we enjoy. The misinformation being spread about natural gas boggles the imagination.
If put in a position of having to choose between Republicans militarizing immigration policy and Obama militarizing immigration policy, some Latinos will likely choose neither, and stay home on election day.
It was a mid-summer practice round for IBM's Jeopardy computer. But the game was halted while technicians made adjustments to Watson's sound system.