Looking at the present day through the lens of the recent past provides food for thought, if not grounds for pessimism. Hope for what tomorrow will bring has evaporated in many places in the West. But it's still very much alive and well in the East, where the web of routes once known as the Silk Roads are now rising again.
Getting away from D.C. every so often helps with perspective. Life inside the Beltway can cloud one's views and lead to an inflated sense of axis mun...
Ever since the global financial crisis central bankers across the globe have become increasingly fearful about the prospect of widespread deflation. ...
CNN.com recently published an article (Store closings are the hottest trend in retail) about the rash of retail store closings in recent months. As t...
With the S&P 500 now down about 10% from its all-time high in May 2015, a certain level of fear has returned to the markets. Among the many concerns ...
Once I was in the gallery of the House Chamber, I was overwhelmed with the history of this place and space. During this powerful moment, I had an epiphany about the people before us who had gone through the difficulties and hardships in this land of America.
I perform cardiac arrest research and so I understand the heart fairly well. What I don't understand well, from a common sense stand point, is the granting process. There are many issues with the grant submission and funding award process that give me pause.
Throughout Obama's time in office, the administration has made huge strides in engaging Millennials. I am often asked by talent acquisition professionals, recruiters and organizational leaders how to build relationships with Millennials, especially using today's social media tools.
Productive discourse is dying, trampled over by closed minds who value comfortable opinion-holding over uncomfortable soul-searching. As dialogue lies flailing and gasping, outrage culture's pulse is stronger than ever.
One essential factor in building a more inclusive prosperity is giving all Americans easy ways to save for their retirement years. That's why I have been thrilled to work on the unveiling of myRA--"my Retirement Account"--a game changer that will help Americans begin to save for a safe and comfortable retirement.
Is it too much to ask the American political process to participate in something larger than itself -- something the size, perhaps, of human or planetary evolution? Perhaps this question is the starting point of the future.
Obama's lease is almost up at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.; however, his final SOTU wasn't about him, but rather about the future of the country.
As we get stronger as a movement, we have to be prepared to contend with a heightened push-back from super-rich. In the coming political combat, we will need all the help we can garner.
It's time for the Republican candidates to end their campaigns of hate. The bigoted rhetoric and policy positions we're hearing from these candidates go against core American values. They don't merit discussion at the kitchen table, and they certainly don't merit discussion at a debate for those aspiring to the nation's highest office.
At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.
Such treatment of these deeper currents is not just mistaken; it is dangerous, in part because if left unchallenged, it may triumph in the Presidential election by default.