Senior Fellow, Kauffman Foundation
Senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities are Reshaping the World
Yesterday at the White House Summit on Community Colleges , President Obama said those two- year institutions are “the unsung heroes of America’s education system.” He said they’ll…
Oct. 6, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
America once led the world in science and engineering, the keys to creating the jobs that generated record-breaking prosperity.
Oct. 6, 2010from To the Point
The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.
Jul. 11from To the Point
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA
President Trump is finally fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo the Obama Clean Power Plan.
Jun. 29from To the Point
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand