Is college a right or a privilege? If President Obama has his way then it will soon be a right for every single high school graduate in this country regardless of income or social class. The premise is simple: extend the already guaranteed number educational years every student is eligible to receive by two.
The term "inequality" has been in the front of the news lately, not only because President Obama has made it a central part of his second term agenda, but also because many economists and political scientists recognize that for our democracy to survive, the current trends of increasing inequality must be abated.
Super Bowl Sunday is upon. This year the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will be going head to head to compete for the world championship, and just like every other year, everyone is talking about the ads. Super Bowl ads are unlike any other ads. They tend to be highly stylized and sometimes even story based. They range from extremely clever to quite absurd.
Debunking Lies & Misinformation About Regulation
The biggest project that Sarah Palin undertook as mayor of Wasilla was building an indoor sports complex, where locals played hockey, soccer, and basketball. The only catch was that the city began building roads and installing utilities for the project before it had unchallenged title to the land. The misstep led to years of litigation and at least $1.3 million in extra costs for a small municipality with a small budget. What was to be Ms. Palin's legacy has turned into a financial mess that continues to plague Wasilla.
Regulation News & Opinion Articles
|Thu Mar 19, 2015 | thedailybeast.com|
The former Massachusetts congressman didn’t call his new memoir Frank for nothing. He dishes to The Daily Beast about Hillary, Aaron Schock, outing himself, and...
|Wed Sep 17, 2014 | theatlantic.com|
Last week’s sentencing of Mathew Martoma for insider trading may signal the end of the SEC’s efforts to bring down his former boss, Steven A. Cohen, but it will almost...
|Tue Dec 10, 2013 | huffingtonpost.com|
U.S. regulators toughened key sections of the Volcker rule's crackdown on Wall Street's risky trades on Tuesday as they finalized one of the harshest reforms after the...
|Sat Jul 20, 2013 | nytimes.com|
Hundreds of millions of times a day, thirsty Americans open a can of soda, beer or juice. And every time they do it, they pay a fraction of a penny more because of a shrewd...
|Mon Jul 08, 2013 | huffingtonpost.com|
The House Appropriations Committee approved an agriculture budgeting bill last month that would significantly restructure the U.S. bank regulatory regime as part of a GOP...
|Tue Nov 06, 2012 | washingtonpost.com|
Typically, presidential elections are about, well, hope and change. The candidates make lots of promises about all the policies they’ll change, then they hope that they can...