Without actively re-skilling the population and meaningfully redirecting capital towards constructive investment rather than parasitic consumption, America will remain on a perilous path of long-term economic decline.
Reinvigorated by the idealism and fighting spirit on display right now in America's heartland, the movement for "hope and change" has a rare, second chance. It can renew itself and become again a national force with which to be reckoned.
The American Dream has been made possible by the strength of the American labor movement. The people of Wisconsin are making history by drawing a serious line in the sand against unbridled corporate power.
Christina Zisa's story is worth telling, particularly in light of our President's speech last night in which he expressed interest in bringing down healthcare costs by enacting "medical malpractice reform to rein in frivolous lawsuits."
As Dr. King told us, we cannot walk alone. The destiny of all Americans is inextricably bound together. My greatest hope is that the justice movement will be a way for all of us to stand together to "Build the Dream!"
As the person heading the association producing CES, I had a front row seat to judge the state of innovation. I'm pleased to report that the United States has leaders who focus on results before politics.
Our daughter has been friends for years with kids whose parents are illegal immigrants. If more Americans shared our experience, perhaps the GOP would not have succeeded in filibustering the DREAM Act.
One way Christians can protect the place of Christmas in our society -- indeed, the credibility of Christianity more generally -- is by acting in harmony with its core principles: grace, welcome and hospitality.