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A step forward in countering global warming

Global-warming talks in Paris next year have a better chance of reaching a productive conclusion now that the two biggest economies in the world, which also happen to be the two biggest climate polluters, have promised to curb greenhouse gases dramatically by 2030.  But the questions other nations will be asking as they analyze the forward-looking agreement reached by President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are exactly how they intend to achieve these ambitious goals and, indeed, whether they will be able to carry out their promises.  The latter question applies especially to Obama, who already faces opposition to the deal from Republican lawmakers, who will soon control both houses of Congress.

Why education reform cannot work

Think of our schools as a horse and buggy – it worked well in a different time, but times have changed.

The battle vs. the war

Dear Democrats,We took some hits in yesterday’s (November 4, 2014)

Is Obama still relevant?

“Today I had a chance to speak with John Boehner and congratulated Mitch McConnell on becoming the next Senate majority leader,” President

Republicans' new responsibility

The Republicans have regained a majority in the Senate in a chain of resounding wave election victories.

Open Competition as 'Competition Law'

A recent story in the Wall Street Journal highlights the “growing roster of countries” that now want a say in the world’s major corporate mergers.

Response to 'Government spending'

I couldn't help but cringe at Cameron Gerst's recent rant against the funding of an NSF grant about bicycle dynamics.

Thinking outside the resume

When applying for summer internships, we all ask ourselves the same questions: “What do I want to do?” “Where do I want to be?” “Could I see myself working there?” And though many of us hope for it to be a fun, networking experience or a potential job

Lynching young black boys without ropes and trees

Recently in Chicago, a city where only 9% of 8th-grade Black boys read proficiently and where thousands of Black boys have been killed and maimed over the past few years, the MacArthur Foundation passed out “Genius Awards” to people who were musicians, authors, scientists and poets.

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