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ExxonMobil Is Still Funding Climate Science Denier Groups

Elliott Negin | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Elliott Negin

ExxonMobil officials may hem and haw when reporters ask them if the company still funds climate science denier organizations, but the numbers don't lie.

Fighting Poverty in the U.S. Today: Words But No War

Frank Islam | Posted 02.10.2017 | Impact
Frank Islam

Believe it or not as 2015 drew to a close and 2016 started, poverty became a hot topic again. In December, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) an...

How To Help People Better Invest In Themselves

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business

Technology is rapidly transforming the world, but some believe workers aren't being trained well enough to adapt to the new economy. Michael Spence, a...

The Global Search for Education: More Focus on Skills

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"This study demonstrates that meaningful measures of quality can be determined for many countries and that these would provide clear goals for educati...

The Never-Ending Campaign

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

We have HOW long until the next presidential election? Some of us just want to say: Give it a rest... but there seems little chance. Recently I rode ...

When Crime Becomes Comedy... and Tragedy at the Same Time

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.03.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

California State Senator Leland Yee is the centerpiece of an improbable media bonanza. Yee has been charged with seven federal felonies and continues to draw a salary despite having been suspended.

Shelby Steele: On Minority Communities' Evolution From The Civil Rights Movement To Today

92nd Street Y | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, we spoke with Senior Fellow Shelby Steele about the changes he ...

Why Doesn't SCOTUS Let Universities Run Themselves?

Defining Ideas | Posted 10.09.2012 | College

Rather than place restrictions on race-based preferences, the Supreme Court should let colleges run themselves. Should institutions of higher educa...

What's Next for the California Reform Industry?

Joe Rodota | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Joe Rodota

So what looks appetizing on the California reform menu, and what should be sent back to the kitchen?

Other Economists in the Room

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Smiley

I don't disagree with Paul Krugman, but he is missing out on some big issues that also need to be discussed and understood before we actually know what is going on in our world.