Leaders Talk About Creativity Can Hurt Investor Confidence
Firms whose top executives discussed creativity and innovation to a greater degree had relatively lower stock returns, indicating lower investor confidence.
Peterson Billionaire Clique Is Back for Social Security
If the Budget Committee listens to them, it could mean disaster for millions of Social Security recipients.
"Pro-Life" Republicans Voting Against Feeding Babies
Politicians who cry that they're "pro-life" are voting against feeding babies. Others look away while monopolies undercut food safety.
Attention Turns to Statehouses with Abortion Rights on the Line
Author David Pepper argues that state governments have become a key reason for the erosion of rights and America’s drift from democracy.
U.S. Pressure on India Forces New Delhi to Reassess Its Options
The argument put forth is that New Delhi needs to condemn and reassess its ties with Russia because of the foundation of global order.
With God on His Side, Doug Mastriano’s Rises in Pennsylvania’s GOP Gubernatorial Primary?
Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Augment Human Performance, for Good and Ill
More concerning than AI products and technologies are the philosophies that underpin their development—and how a few select individuals have enormous power to shape society for decades with limited oversight or regulation.
George Carlin Understood Why LAUSD Does Not Educate
Leonard Isenberg: George Carlin puts it rather succinctly when he says, "They don't want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking."
The Truth About the American Economy
Robert Reich: As we should have learned from the Great Prosperity — the 30 years after World War II when America grew because most Americans shared in the nation’s prosperity — we cannot have a growing and vibrant economy without a growing and vibrant middle class.
Herding Cats in Rancho Mirage
Dick Price: Perhaps Common Cause can be a kind of can opener in offering its resources as a clearinghouse for information about progressive causes and as an organizing agent to pull together like-minded individuals and organizers as it did last Sunday.
Davos and the Wretched of the Whole Earth
Carl Bloice: While Davos wound down, most of the world’s attention was focused on events in Egypt, and to lesser extent on Tunisia and Yemen. However, it would be a big mistake to assume the moving and shaking that has commenced is somehow restricted to “the Arab world.”