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Aug 28, 2017

For decades, there has been a continual growth in the income gap between rich and poor. And that increasing gap has been accompanied by deep social and political divisions. One expert thinks the U.S. is paying a severe price for its failure to update policies, institutions and practices governing employment...


Aug 21, 2017

In many of this nation’s schools, teachers work had to prepare students for tests … standardized tests that will query them over a narrow set of academic subjects. That effort concerns one professor and author who thinks public education needs to not only transmit knowledge, but also prepare its students to utilize...


Aug 14, 2017

Putting together the Constitution of the United States was not exactly what many of us would like to think of as unique and extraordinary. In writing the Constitution, the framers were trying to do a couple of things: fix the Articles of Confederation, which was a lack of federal power, specifically to raise adequate...


Aug 7, 2017

Machines … robots … are most assuredly taking over jobs, not only in the United States, but worldwide. A recent study says that over the course of the next 20 years, technological advances have a high probability of displacing as many as 80 million jobs in the U.S. – or 47 percent of the workforce. A professor of...