public policy

The president tweeted Saturday that "we will only allow those who come into our Country legally. Other than that our very strong policy is Catch and Detain."
"There is no other way to say it, this is not who we are and it must end now."
If there's anything Americans take from the speech, I hope it's these four calls to action: get involved, get engaged, come together, and demand.
1. Understanding your authentic self and communicating who you are with clarity and confidence 2. Knowing what you want to
The steel mills are gone and Pittsburgh, like New York City, is being reinvented as a high tech city after many painful decades
Last April, as part of Democracy Spring, we marched from Philadelphia to D.C. with four game-changing demands for Congress.
Like many of our colleagues in the national nonprofit and cultural communities, we at the League of American Orchestras have
His voters have many concerns, but one that has hit their communities especially hard is the opioid addiction epidemic. Some
Policy makers need studies like the Care Index. Beyond this, they urgently need a broader index that shows the enormous human and economic benefits of valuing care in both homes and the market.
Having dealt with legislative development and strategy at the highest levels on Capitol Hill, Hoppe is an expert in working
The Summer Olympics inspire us. They motivate us. For a few weeks every 4 years, we focus on achievement, hard work, pain, glory, and defeat in stunning athletic competition. And this year, we cannot miss the good news story of not just of one athlete, but of a whole group of athletes -- women.
When public school budgets shrink, it's students who pay the price. Classes get larger, fewer field trips get scheduled, athletic programs charge fees, and technology doesn't get updated.
For citizens who have been raised in this advertising-rich environment, which comfortably equates guns and safety, sexiness, and manliness, it can be hard to see the marketing for what it is.
Popular political rhetoric often suggests an "up from the bootstraps" approach to economic security. When it comes to the real issues affecting our communities, though, individual hard work is not enough to solve inequality.
As the tug-o-war pulling apart Europe's political, social and economic cohesion plays out on the fringes -- with the improbable Brexit vote on one side and the failed coup in Turkey on the other -- forced solidarity is being called into question by an increasing number of once loyal countries.
All children deserve what she now has--a safe and stable family where they can grow roots and thrive. As a country, where would we be without grandparents and other relatives who are sacrificing to raise the children in their care? The Senate needs to do the right thing and put families first.
The most important word in "public policy" is "public" -- the people affected by the choices of policymakers. But who are these people? And what do they care most about?
*Photo credit: Wendy Wallenberg I don't cry about the news. Mass murders, celebrity deaths, cholera in Haiti - I always take
Federal action on wind and solar in the United States has been historically slow and inadequate. A disheartening number of U.S. lawmakers still won't even accept the urgent need to lower carbon emissions by accelerating our transition away from burning fossil fuels.