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An Untapped Resource: The Power of Volunteerism

25 Comments | Posted March 28, 2012 | 3:22 PM

Today, as countries around the world face turbulent economic times, the challenges seem too big for governments to address on their own. The good news is that globally, citizens are engaged in addressing social issues at greater levels than ever before. At the same time, governments are launching civic engagement...

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Public Diplomacy That Lasts: The Value of International Visitor Exchanges

0 Comments | Posted February 27, 2012 | 11:47 AM

Perhaps one of the most noted facts about last week's visit by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping was his unusual personal connection to the United States. As a provincial official 27 years ago, Mr. Jinping was here as part of a Chinese delegation to Iowa to study agricultural policies.

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Green Technology: The Key to More Jobs, Higher Exports, Cleaner Environment, Better Reputation?

0 Comments | Posted January 24, 2012 | 11:22 AM

The Science of Necessity

We all agree that America needs to create more jobs, although there is certainly less agreement on how to do so. A few years ago, green technology was the solution to our problems, but energy prices sagged, investment dried up, and our patience for innovation waned....

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American Global Leadership at a Crossroads

0 Comments | Posted April 6, 2011 | 10:38 PM

The role of American leadership in the world is under scrutiny at home and abroad from our economic competitiveness to our handling of the "Jasmine Revolution" and our response to current crises in Japan and most visibly in Libya.

In these most recent crises, fault lines...

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America's Best Export

0 Comments | Posted June 28, 2010 | 10:51 AM

The United States is unique in its commitment to volunteerism and service. It is part of the fabric of our society and integral to how most Americans access the services they need to improve their lives. This tradition of citizen activism is as old as the republic. Federal Income Tax...

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