Our politics are currently governed by the President’s far right base — our businesses don’t have to be. By speaking out against the President’s shutdown, corporate America can put pressure on him to end the suffering. At a moment when consumer confidence is plummeting and uncertainty is rising, doing so would be both good business and the right thing to do.
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With Articles 11 and 13, the EU is threatening free speech online and losing its…
Until we find a way to make our elections more efficient, and stop eating up the hours of our fellow Americans – at a time when studies show American workers are working longer hours than ever recorded, and longer than anyone else in the industrialized world – we are essentially turning away eligible Americans who want to vote, but also need to work and provide for their families. It doesn’t have to be like this.
In his new book, “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age”, New York Times national security correspondent David E. Sanger sheds light on how cyberwarfare permeates everyday lives, preoccupies world leaders, and poses unparalleled challenges.
The Digital Age is here. Policymakers can continue to ignore the techies and their idealism, however, to do so risk politicians relegating themselves to irrelevance.
These war crimes should outrage civilians and service members alike, as they violate both American military rules of engagement and international law.
Unlike politics, policy is about tomorrow. We do ourselves a disservice if we allow today’s cynicism to prevent us from investing in the future.
The global competition for artificial intelligence and new nuclear weapons will soon pose unprecedented policy challenges. Future decisionmakers and thinkers must be equipped with technological expertise as well as a greater capacity to harness innovations to public goods.
Former Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter reflects on his lessons in leadership from two terms in office, provides a window into the policymaking process, gives his thoughts on the current political landscape, and explains why he believes that this is a better time than any other to study public policy.