Even as some countries continue steadily along the path toward greater democracy, others have taken some concerning steps back with respect to political rights and civil liberties. Your challenge is to ensure that democracy expands, deepens, and delivers.
History shows us that critics--outliers, whistleblowers, radicals of various kinds -- are usually the first to be silenced, so we should never be complicit in the work of silencing those with whom we disagree.
I wanted to continue the legacy of brave students of color who proved that we are just as smart and deserving, if not more, than those elite and privileged that for many years dominated these institutions.
Students have every right to object to the day they worked for being used to conduct ideological warfare. They have every right to add silly accessories to their caps or subtract underthings from their gowns rather than gird themselves for rebuttal.
At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.
One of the curious things that make up our national lethargy on climate is the deafening silence from young Americans who will pay the biggest costs of global warming -- personally and financially. It's a relief to see students step up on the opportunity to shape their future.
As a Catholic myself, I do think that something potentially very dangerous is going on. And the devil is in the details. As much as exorcism might be about casting out demons, it's really about bringing back the priest.
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.