In light of U.S. President Donald Trump's recent clash with NATO leaders, author Michael Fuchs explains the alliance's importance in defending democracy abroad—and how it can be strengthened to better achieve those ends.
Author Gregg Gelzinis explains why reducing bank capital requirements would leave the U.S. economy at greater risk of another crash.
In light of recent developments in the impeachment inquiry, author Sam Berger discusses how President Trump's hold on military aid to Ukraine may have been illegal.
Scott Sargrad makes the case for a stronger linkage between pursuing educational reforms and addressing economic inequality.
Author Jamille Fields Allsbrook lays out five issues that must be part of any new legislation to address maternal health and reduce health inequities—particularly for Black women, who experience disproportionately high mortality rates.
Maggie Siddiqi writes about the harm possible under a new rule proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Jennifer Grøndahl and Karla Walter discuss how Phoenix's new apprenticeship program is solving the city's increasing demand for work related to government services.
Author Alexandra Thornton argues that Congress must address wasteful spending through the U.S. tax code and explains how scaling back tax expenditures could yield significant revenue and make the tax code fairer.
Scott Sargrad writes about the results of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Michael Fuchs writes that while the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a significant milestone in the fight against the Islamic State group, the developments around the operation underline problems with the United States' approach to fighting terrorism.
Following the death of former Tunisian leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, author Gordon Gray reflects on his interactions with the despotic president while serving as U.S. ambassador to Tunisia at the start of the Arab Spring.
Author Michael Fuchs urges America's democratic institutions to stand up against President Trump in order to protect the country from his autocratic behavior.
Author Michael Madowitz argues that the tax cut experiment of the past few decades has been a resounding failure and raising taxes on the wealthy is necessary to return to a fairer and stronger U.S. economy.
James Lamond and Talia Dessel explain how Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham are abusing their power and advancing conspiracy theories to undermine the FBI's investigation on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Author Peter Juul argues that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, and an emboldened Assad regime have left the United States unable to safeguard its interests or protect against an Islamic State revival in the region.