"Big government" is a toxic term. It has become shorthand for waste, debt, big brother, and corruption rolled into a neat, yet nefarious, package. But when it comes to the function of government, bigger can be better. And bigger can strengthen capitalism.
"It's the American dream. For a few."
Poverty affects our education, our economy, and our future. It is becoming the norm, and we appear reluctant to address it. We have the steps in place to change it--and we've had these steps for over half a century. What has been waning is our will to act and our determination to succeed.
I felt like a kid in a candy store while sifting through the reams of technological data showing what Dr. Greer and his team have in mind for the future.
In his book Hidden Truth Forbidden Knowledge, Dr. Greer speaks of his personal journey. I asked Steven to give me a summary and say more about his motivation to pursue his interest in extraterrestrial activities.
This September, Opportunity Nation will host its second national Summit to shine a spotlight on one of the earliest and most critical rungs on the ladder of opportunity: ensuring that the rising generation is equipped with the skills needed to compete in the current and future economies.
It seems like an easy concept: if you don't know how to do something, ask for help. But recent research shows that a student's socioeconomic background affects his or her strategies for seeking help in the classroom.
Schools are imploding with the consequence of these changing demographics. Perhaps more than ever before in our nation's history, ensuring a quality education, and the contingencies thereof, is increasingly challenging.
"Zero" is beautiful stop motion short film about a world where people are born into a numerical class system. Our hero is
Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.
A soda tax would fall more heavily on low-income Americans, for whom a few cents have greater impact. It is one (still) affordable pleasure.
Below is a list of the top five sociopolitical risks that global multinationals must be aware of, prepare for, and confront proactively, lest they face the prospect of falling behind.