Far too many legislators continue to embrace laws that disregard evidence and science and inappropriately mandate care and how it is delivered.
The United States has the third-highest child care costs as a percentage of family income compared to other developed countries, and current child care subsidy programs are simply not enough.
If President Xi shows up ready to clear the air and discuss options for addressing American concerns, that should lead to progress on areas of shared interest.
It is time for Congress to be sensible rather than pit college students against sick patients, workers looking for retraining, and others who need federal assistance.
In their refusal to negotiate a budget deal that would lift the sequester-level spending caps, Congress is unnecessarily risking critical defense and foreign policy priorities.
In order to ensure that this population has full and equal access to the ballot, grassroots organizations, political parties, and candidates must increase their outreach and engagement.
There are many convenient excuses for inaction or doing too little, but this is no time to shirk the responsibility of our common humanity.
All consumers end up paying more for health care because of these high prices.
These stagnant poverty and income numbers in the face of economic growth focused at the top should be a wake-up call for policymakers.
These stagnant poverty and income numbers in the face of economic growth focused at the top should be a wake-up call for policymakers that greater action is needed.
From any angle, middle-class families have seen minimal market income increases even as the economy continues to grow.
Each generation of leaders has to delicately balance the dynamic between the politics and policy of national security.
There are strong reasons to believe that unions may increase opportunity.
As concerns from U.S. employers about a skills gap and an aging workforce intensify, apprenticeship programs represent an obvious solution to current and anticipated worker shortages.
Illicit financial flows and corruption rob governments and their citizens of revenue; devastate trust in the state and the rule of law; and feed crime, terrorism, and unethical behavior.