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Jobs for Youth: A Winning Strategy to End Global Poverty
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Youth Fou...
The world's young people -- both this generation and the next -- will face a truly stark reality unless a far higher level of attention, resources, and commitment to action is mustered to combat rising youth unemployment.
Summer Slide -- Myth or Reality?
Head of the Calhoun School in Manhattan
Summer is not the problem. Poverty and poor educational practices are the problems and all the summer remediation in the world is just putting a small Band-Aid on a gaping wound.
Decline in Cost of Health Care in America
Manoj Jain, MD MPH
Dr. Bill Frist
A slower growth of health care cost would mean less burden on the individual family, freeing that family to invest in and live a higher quality of life. And for communities it would free billions of dollars for education, businesses, job creation, and future innovation.
The Rand Corporation Opines on "Hired Guns"
Author, 'Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq'
You haven't really arrived in the pantheon of vital national security topics until you are the subject of a study by the think tank equivalent of one of the establishment's duly accredited wise old men.
Letting a Private Think Tank Facilitate DADT's Repeal
It's bad enough that the federal government has decided that the DADT repeal must be preceded by a year-long study. Now we're learning that that study is being outsourced to think tank contractors.
Trapped In Prisoner's Dilemma, More Stimulus Is The Way Out
RI State Representative, Former Congressional Candidate, Deman...
The stimulus' oft-cited $787 billion figure includes nearly $300 billion in tax cuts, meaning that it represents a split between conservative and interventionist economic philosophy.
Power to the People: Rebooting Conventional Diplomacy
Cheryl Benard and Edward O'Connell
Identifying, promoting, and networking a transnational network of countervailing voices will require some of America's best diplomats: citizen diplomats from the ranks of the US public.
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