Not only is healthcare.gov a poorly-packed parachute with an 80 percent likelihood of working for people who try to use it, the government that constructed the health care canopy knew it would fail to meet its promise for 20 percent of the certain-to-be disappointed insurance-shopping public.
Some directors argue boards can do little to prevent fraud. I argue that every director should know enough about finances to raise issues about questionable activities.
At this accelerated rate, our globally warmed future is a planetwide hellscape we're carelessly handing to our children while we dive down the escape hatches of our phones, laps, pads, glasses, whatever. Let's pull down the harder fruits out there, shall we?
Nonprofit board members, leaders, funders, volunteers, donors, and regulators are all in this together, so let's take proactive steps to prevent fraud and ensure that nonprofits are living up to the high standards the public expects and deserves.
Robert Costa joins The Washington Post as national political reporter.
But given the current marketing tactics employed by the yoga industry (yes, there is actually a "Yoga Teacher Barbie"), it's unsurprising that women, and particularly those of a certain body type, are the ones who seem to be most at home in yoga studios.
Screw the country, but get us elected. That sort of thing is, was and will be the Republican agenda.
Turkey exports love instead of hatred, union instead of division and reconciliation instead of enmity to the region and in this way, it will continue to maintain its place in the region.
Did Turkey give Iran the names of Israeli Mossad agents allegedly operating in Turkey? If true -- and the public is unlikely to find out any time soon -- then Turkey breached one of fundamental unwritten rules of ethics in the lawless no-rules game of espionage.
This double-standard -- exposing government leakers to punishment while insulating the journalists who publicize their leaks -- may seem unfair, arbitrary, even offensive. The double-standard is nonetheless necessary.
The Washington Post announced internally that the paper hired Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Adam Goldman from the Associated Press.
Homeownership remains the cornerstone for stabilizing and rebuilding the middle class. But some in Congress seem determined to make it nearly impossible for struggling communities to recover.
One of the universal truths about the current government shutdown is that more Republican members of the House have adopted increasingly brazen political strategies because they're elected from safe districts. That storyline is deeply flawed, however.
Just over a month ago, my oldest child left home for his freshman year of college. My husband drove him the four and a half hours it takes to get to Boston from our house. Since I had already visited the university twice -- and knew I'd find it tough to keep my emotions in check-- I didn't go. Instead, I cried.
The shutdown is the story of the moment. But there are also other real things going on in the real world that have huge consequences for, yes, real people -- and the media shouldn't ignore those other stories.
Washington Post appeared to change the paper's price. But it was just a mistake.