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No Surprise Here: Obama Polls As America's Most Admired Man For 10th Year In A Row
According to a recent poll, former President Barack Obama remains the most admired man in America.
The Meaning And Purpose Of The University
President and Professor of Government, Eastern Kentucky Univer...
Amidst the cacophony of issues and debates and feelings swirling about our campuses today, we would be well served to reflect on this primary focus and, even more basic still, think about the word "university" itself and its meaning at its core.
Will Trump Be Presidential?
Hofstra Journalism Professor
Will the newly sworn in president speak of his genuine interest for uniting the country, which is rich with diverse cultures and beliefs?
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A Dozen Lessons Donald Trump Could Learn From Dwight Eisenhower
John T. Shaw
Congressional reporter and historian
Eisenhower was the last non-politician to be elected president.
How an Honorable President-Elect Would Deal Now with the Supreme Court Vacancy
Andy Schmookler is an author, former Democratic nominee for Co...
Such an appointment might help to alleviate some of the corrosive polarization on the Court, and in our political system
Clinton Best Hope For Quest to Eliminate Nukes
Author, journalist,and historian. Partnered with UN World Food...
As Secretary of State for President Obama, Clinton negotiated with Russia on nuclear arms reductions including the 2010 START
Slowly Killing Social Security: Death By A Thousand Cuts
President, Social Security Works
A surreptitious but deadly attack against your Social Security is underway. Congress just left town, but not without plunging the knife in one more time.
The Secret Race To Get Congo's Ore That Destroyed Hiroshima
International Affairs Correspondent, Author
Since the first use of a nuclear weapon in Hiroshima 71 years ago on Aug. 6, 1945, the story of where the uranium for the bomb came from and the covert operation the U.S. employed to secure it has been little known.
Republican Party Must Fully Repudiate Trump To Have Any Credibility
non-profit consultant, public speaker and political analyst
If they are honest with themselves they will accept this is a dilemma of their own making. What has become the Tea Party
The Decay Of American Politics
Author, 'America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military...
To contrast the virtues and shortcomings of Stevenson and Eisenhower with those of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump is both instructive and profoundly depressing.
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One Of Donald Trump's Favorite Talking Points Is Kind Of Bogus
Yes, Trump got the most GOP primary votes to date -- thanks to millions more voters and way more primaries.
Suffocating Freedom: Plastic Bags, California's Progress, and Polluters' Fight to the Death
Fraud, waste, and abuse are three of the most prized words in the traditional conservative attack on government, going back
Trump Intent on Repeating the Horrors of History
Harlow Giles Unger
New York Times Best-Selling Author and Historian
When the German Protestant pastor Martin Niemöller emerged from a Nazi concentration camp, he described how Germany had dealt
Review: McConnell's Engaging 'The Long Game' Still Comes Up Short
Retired editorial page editor, The Courier-Journal
After college and law school, McConnell went back to Washington as an aide to Sen. Marlow Cook, the progressive Republican
Sidney Blumenthal: 'Nativism And Racism Are At The Core Of Trump's Appeal. Without It There Is No Trump.'
Key Clinton confidante says Trump is "the dog who's caught the firetruck."
Obama Is More Popular Than Reagan, But Will it Help Clinton?
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
It's hard to believe it, but Barack Obama today is more popular than Ronald Reagan was at this juncture in his last year of office, in 1988. But will it help Hillary Clinton secure another term for the Democrats? A look at the evidence produces a surprising finding.
The 11 Most Racist U.S. Presidents
Ibram X. Kendi
UF Historian and Author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Def...
He certainly would face a substantial amount of competition on the racist front. There have been many frightfully racist U.S. presidents in American history. Here are the 11 most racist U.S. presidents of all time.
Which Way to the Front?
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
Here's a challenge for people who think about organizations in 21st-century America: How do we demilitarize our notions of leadership?
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Why We're Never Told Why We're Attacked
International Affairs Correspondent, Author
Ignoring such clear statements of intent, we are instead served bromides by the likes of State Department spokesman Mark
Changing the World, One Young Leader at a Time
Independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization
Rising from the ashes of World War II, created as the Korean War was winding down and the Cold War was heating up, Eisenhower
Uncontrollable -- Pentagon and Corporate Contractors Too Big to Audit
Consumer advocate, lawyer and author
The Reuters report put this colossal dereliction simply: "A law in effect since 1992 requires annual audits of all federal agencies--and the Pentagon alone has never complied."
Beware the Television - Political Complex
TheVJ.com, Founder Current TV. Past President NY Times TV
Trump has set a terrible and frightening machine in motion now. The key to electoral success is, like Shock Jocks, to get the nation's attention. Amuse. Entertain. Say crazy things. The crazier the better.
The Pentagon as Business and Church
Writer, History Professor, Retired Lieutenant Colonel (USAF)
Not much incentive -- if any -- exists within the Pentagon to play down the threats it perceives itself as facing. Like a business, the Pentagon wants to enlarge its market share and power. Like a church, it's jealous of its authority and stocked with true believers.
Super Bowl 50, The Donald Trump of Sports
Media Consultant, Journalism Instructor & former CNBC Correspo...
Never have two things so reflective of who we are and where we are as a country come along together.
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