Why Universities need Affirmative Action

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As you can imagine, one of the hottest topics to be debated in the Supreme Court this year will once again be “affirmative action.” The reason is that the Freedom First Wing of the Republican Party views affirmative action as market tampering. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, you may want to consider the universities’ …

Does the Future Belong to the Mapmakers?

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Traditionally, mapmakers have been mythologized as pioneers and facilitators of international trade. This process continued until the 1890’s in the United States when the Census Bureau announced the “end of the frontier.” For those tasked with supporting sustainability, you and your peers may want to consider the words of Brian McClendon, Vice President for Engineering …

Is Neoliberalism the cause of America’s Long Decline?

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There are those in the Freedom First Wing of the Republican Party who like to point to the 1950’s as the best of times for the United States Economy. And many of them suggest that it is legislation like the Paycheck Fairness Act that has brought America to the brink of economic destruction. For those …

Why America needs a Post-Globalism Strategy

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You can always tell how bankrupt a given economic strategy is by how hard its proponents fight even minor course corrections. For example, you can hear this sentiment in the comments of Senator Rand Paul when they rail against the dangers of the Affordable Care Act. Even though millions of uninsured Americans will benefit from …