In normal day-to-day life, U.S. (and international) foster kids are just trying to survive, but they must learn how to thrive in order to beat the odds. I believe learning entrepreneurship can help foster youth become successful, productive citizens.
Runners can find competition, camaraderie, or fun. We are fortunate that there are so many races and race formats to choose from. Instead of complaining, let's just pick the races that we enjoy running and let others choose theirs. On race day, run your race. Nobody is holding you back, but you.
Merriam-Webster's online dictionary defines privacy as "freedom from unauthorized intrusion." The United States government defines privacy as "freedom from unauthorized intrusion, except by us." Personally I prefer the former definition.
To the dismay of politicians and executives alike, Indians have stalled hundreds of billions of dollars worth of projects by refusing to surrender the necessary natural resources.
The Republican Party is vigorously pursing reductions in the federal budget that will severely impact those who most need help. What is worse, many in the party are willing to shut the government down and disrupt the global economy in order to make their point.
For a movement largely pronounced moribund by the mainstream media, there is a menu of activism that suggests otherwise. It will be a busy day.
To rescue American politics, we need to marry the strategic wisdom of how the system works on the inside with the visionary, tech-savvy leaders who can use networks to engage citizens in necessary reforms, getting us to the day we ask about our politics: "Is it really that good?"
I believe the American Dream of prosperity is not lost, yet it's been shrouded in "rugged individualism" gone awry. Prosperity is not found in every man or woman for themselves, fighting over the sales items at Ross.
Capitalist theory asserts that CEOs rise to the top based on merit and moxie and deserve million-dollar pay packages. Turns out, though, capitalism doesn't really work that way. Conniving Jonnies rule the business world.
Unintentional self-parody was the result to a coordinated effort by the systemically dangerous institutions' (SDIs) press flacks to gin up outrage that the Department of Justice would have the audacity to sue the SDIs' for their manifold violations of the law.
Are threats to oppose a debt ceiling increase ever defensible? More specifically, can they ever be justified as a form of leverage--as a tool to force...
In this new environment, the concept of the editorial page as advancing a particular ideological orientation became obsolete as we do not have varieties of political orientations anymore. We have strong polarization of opinions.
In the news these days are Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post, Alex Rodriguez receiving a 211 game ban for use of PEDs, and Fabrice Tourre being found guilty of securities fraud in a New York courtroom. Read on to see if they have anything in common beyond the fact I'd like to write about them.
The ongoing expansion of the federal government's takeover of education, dictating the day-to-day terms, by which local public schools are run, has spread with the speed of the Kudzu plant in Georgia.
SPOTLIGHT ON INCOME TAX Jan. 1, 2015, is D-Day for Illinois' income tax. That's when most of the 2011 temporary income tax increase expires, dropping ...
Two recent opinion pieces in the WSJ caught my attention. (If only it were Hustler that rejected all my letters to the editor, how much different thes...