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Winning the Future

The Utopic Monster: Perry, Obama And Winning The Future

Jason Derr | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Jason Derr

Winning the future means that the future is not a monster seeking to devour us but is instead a promised land of possibilities whose potential rests in us.

Suffer the Young

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

We are seeing higher unemployment and lower labor market participation among the young who are the poorest group by age. Needless to say, this is a disturbing trend and requires significant attention.

Education Is Key to Winning the Future

Melody Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Melody Barnes

What will we make of our new Sputnik moment in education? Will we mobilize our nation to make a quality education a priority? The answer is -- we must.

Glee's Iqbal Theba Shines Light on Need for Career Counseling, Skill Building

Jennifer Openshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jennifer Openshaw

By bringing new career and college planning programs at a fraction of the price of traditional independent advisers, Theba hopes others can avoid similar career-choosing struggles.

Seeing the Future in 3-D: Incarnation and the Sputnik Moment

Jason Derr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jason Derr

We are facing challenges of a generation-defining nature. The call is upon all of us to enter into the future not as spectators awaiting the end of things but as co-creators and participants.

Obama: Too Many Boats Have Been Left Behind

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Corporate America is on our minds today, because President Obama just gave a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. With the future decidedly uncert...

Education: Yes, but Why?

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Robin Lakoff

Education is invaluable not only in its ability to help people and societies get ahead, but equally in helping them develop the perspectives that make them fully human.

We Need A Jobs Summit -- Here's Why

Isaiah J. Poole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isaiah J. Poole

Our jobs summit is intended to be a place where progressive members of leaders can forge the elements of political movement for dynamic job creation and a revival of the American economy.