It's important to understand that Boko Haram did not emerge in a vacuum. It is almost a direct result of the failed state that is corrupt and unable to provide even a basic level of safety and services to the country's citizens.
We, as Americans, rightly hold to our freedom of speech and expression, but civility and goodwill, indeed those things by virtue of which we can cry out "We the People" in establishing those rights, demand more of us.
The NCAA, along with the press and advertising agencies, uses TV, radio, phone applications and social media to influence a certain way of thinking.
In 2008 Barack Obama ran a campaign on the promise of Hope and Change. Today many still argue about whether he lived up to that goal. I for one think ...
If you're born poor and don't go to college you're likely to remain poor, but if you finish college you're as likely to become rich as to remain poor. At its core, inequality is about education. If there's hope, it must lie with the schools.
Today's action followed a historic 17-day sit-in at the St. Louis campus, where hundreds of Washington University students have joined in a campaign to remove Peabody Energy CEO Greg Boyce from the Board of Trustees, as part of other demands to cut university ties with the coal industry giant.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...
You know famed film director M. Night Shyamalan from his blockbuster movies like The Sixth Sense, Signs, and The Village -- but here's the surprise twist: He just wrote a book about education reform and presented on his findings at Harvard.
Fewer young Americans care about the issue of marijuana than is commonly thought.
By a margin of 3 to 1, young Americans believe the United States should let other counties and the United Nations take the lead in solving international crises.
Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.
The case for providing the basics for all children in America is hard to refute. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2.2 million children were lifted out of poverty by SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, in 2012. Yet right now we are fast approaching a critical time for hungry children: summer vacation.
We achieve success at Connecther.org when our stakeholders achieve success. Azmina Karim, a young woman from Bangladesh who is passionate about uplifting the voices of women and girls in her country, is one such stakeholder.
By David Dent "When we're reading applications, the essay is usually the piece of the application that we get most excited about." -Jennifer Gandy, ...
Swift action is necessary, not increased bureaucracy.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusua...