Issues / Government & Politics
A growing number of corporations spend more on executive compensation than federal income taxes.
Lackluster Democratic campaigns, coupled with vote-suppressing maneuvers, gave the GOP its edge in the midterm elections.
The new Republican majority could complicate Obama's efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickensh*t." Others might have said worse.
Has the Internet and social media primed us to worry too much about improbable threats — and too little about probable ones?
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives.
Many coastal regions must start bracing for frequent floods as key freshwater sources are drying up elsewhere.
Martha Burk on September 10, 2014 was hosted by the Institute for Policy Studies and Busboys & Poets, for an insightful discussion of her new book, "Your Voice Your Vote."
Manuel Pérez-Rocha speaks on the negative impacts of free trade agreements.