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Peace is Piecework

The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era.
 

Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible.
 

Fourth grade inmates and the Republican Party

If you read at an average pace, it will take you four minutes to finish this column. By the time you’re done, approximately nine U.S. students will have dropped out of high school.
 

Conflict of Choice

Popular topics for political discussions all revolve the question of choice.
 

Citizens United and the Perils of Super PACs

Michael Stinnett - 9/03/2013: Legal rulings such as Citizens United and lax campaign financing laws have undermined the democratic process allowing wealthy donors to buy elections; so-called Super
 

Defending the One Percent

It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics.
 

Netflix’s "House of Cards" a Needed Distraction

Admittedly, I’ve slowed down on my consumption of news since I was hired to direct a nonprofit in January.
 

Dreams of a Nation, Needs an Education

Children even in poverty-stricken areas go to bed at night dreaming about what they want to be. They dream of being firefighters, police officers, doctors, presidents and even super heroes.
 

Right Wing Takes Aim at Public Education

How sad -- and suicidal - that conservatives have decided to declare open warfare on public education.