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The Battle Over Sliced Apples: New York Senators Gillibrand and Aubertine Take Secretary Vilsack to Task on School Food

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

No, Gillibrand and Aubertine aren't lobbying for the Corn Refiners Association -- they are pushing for local food.

The Inauguration and the Historical Spectre of Genocide

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

The sea of joyous humanity on the Mall in Washington gave us a snapshot of what a million people looked like. It gave us some inkling of the sheer size of what was perhaps humanity's greatest crime.

Change We Can Believe In, or a Second Helping of the Same-Old?

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

I hate to put a damper on your inaugural enthusiasm, but the time to act is now if we hope to at least have someone with an interest in building a better food system at the table.

LaHood To GOP: We Should Stand Behind Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What a difference a cabinet appointment makes. Former Illinois Republican Rep. Ray LaHood, now the Transportation Secretary-designate, is urging the ...

Present and Future Present

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Many of the new people President-elect Obama is nominating to fix the economy are among those responsible for breaking it.

Ideas on Early Win for Obama Team

Michael P. Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael P. Forbes

As the best and brightest on the new team look for remedies to put the economy back on track... our new president needs something from all Americans rarely granted -- patience.

Soft Power is Obama's Greatest Strength

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Perhaps all that is needed is a good role model for soft power: someone who seeks to engage rather than stand off, capable of dialogue not just debate.

Renewed Hope for Peace

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation President David Krieger is drafting a special First 100 Days program. Dr. Krieger has already completed a briefing for the new president.

A Memo to President-Elect Obama from America's New Veterans

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

President Obama is going to be held to a very high standard by the veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. We'll be watching, and holding everyone in Washington accountable.