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Thomas L Friedman

Doing What Works

Kay McClenney | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Kay McClenney

A dozen key educational policies and practices are identified as having high impact on student engagement in community colleges. Students' participation in multiple structured high-impact experiences leads to increasingly higher levels of engagement.

WATCH: Tom Friedman On The Most Pressing Issues Of Our Time

Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Leaders Action Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: August 1, 2013. TIME: 2:45p ...

Duncan Responds To Friedman: No Way I'll Be Secretary Of State

Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Wednesday rejected a suggestion that he should serve as the next secretary of state. In a Tuesday New Yo...

Thomas L. Friedman: My Secretary Of State -- Arne Duncan

The New York Times | Posted 01.28.2013 | Education

President Obama is assembling his new national security team, with Senator John Kerry possibly heading for the Pentagon and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice...

Will Smith's Last Pharaoh vs. Egypt's History by Hollywood

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Will Smith's upcoming movie sheds light on long forgotten Egyptian history. If you want to know the true story of the Last Pharaoh of Egypt, you'd better pay attention to what's going on in Egypt today and in the near future.

A Revolution in the Making?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

A sense of frustration, hopelessness and repression seems to be haunting Egyptian youth and the older people as well, struggling to make ends meet. The result has impacted Egyptian society.

Is Egypt's Economy in Crisis?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Egypt is undergoing a severe liquidity crisis caused by the loss of hard currency from few sources: tourism was a key source of foreign exchange and the main engine of growth.

Thirty Years after Khomeini: Will Egypt Turn into another Iran?

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

The 83-year-old President Mubarak of Egypt has been in power since 1981. Concerns about his health draw much greater attention to the question of who will next rule the nation of Egypt.

Sarah Palin: Exploitation of Women at its Worst

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aladdin Elaasar

Sarah Palin is definitely the embodiment of the antifeminist movement in this country as she aims to appeal to female voters and consumers in the so-called pink economy.

Will Smith, The Last Pharaoh

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Aladdin Elaasar

Will Smith's latest project, The Last Pharaoh, is a greatmega action movie expected by millions of fans around the globe.

Risky Business in the Arab World

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Aladdin Elaasar

Why is it hard for Arab and Muslim writers, professors, intellectuals and average persons to speak out against suicide bombers, Jihadists, anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism in their countries?

The Next 100 Years

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Giles Slade

With a confirmed global average of +4°C warming, we now know there will be devastating consequences. Within the next 40 years, there will be climate migrations right here in America.

The World Is Ending, Or, What I Had For Lunch With My Friend, The Ambassador

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

New Journalism has gone cold, flat, and crowded, as too many books, movies, and TV talking heads showcase journalists calling attention to themselves. Paradigmatic example: Thomas Friedman's new book.