A Dishonest Truth: Corruption in the U.S.A.
America / Economy / Gov. Officials / Rule of Law

A Dishonest Truth: Corruption in the U.S.A.

Welcome to Chicago, the corruption capital of the country! Kind of catchy, don’t you think? Far from being plastered on the city’s next welcome billboard, this slogan may soon become a rallying cry for Chicagoans tired of being the punchline in a fill-in-the-blank corruption joke. The dubious distinction comes from a report released by the … Continue reading

From Parental Controls to Governmental Controls
Politics / Regulation / U.S. Domestic Policy

From Parental Controls to Governmental Controls

I’m sure all of you are familiar with the internet – if you weren’t, you wouldn’t be reading this. There are 2.3 billion internet users around the world. The majority of these users are concentrated in the developed world, but many also reside in newly industrialized countries like China, India, and Brazil. As the number … Continue reading

The Future of STEM Education rests on the shoulders of the Private Sector
America / Education

The Future of STEM Education rests on the shoulders of the Private Sector

With the recent surge in America’s engineering and technical services sectors, jobs in these sectors have become more readily available and those companies are looking to hire within the United States. Reviewing data from the Department of Commerce, the American Action Forum has found, positions in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields are … Continue reading

America / Culture / Politics

DNC 2012: The “Things You Shouldn’t Say Out Loud” Department

Watching the Democratic National Convention, I’ve been struck by one overarching thought: whatever you believe about the issues discussed, many of them are not things that should be said out loud, at least if you’re trying to attract votes. It’s obvious that the Democratic Party has taken this opportunity to speak to their base.  The … Continue reading