As America’s first African-American president finishes his second term, his historic presidency could be followed by another one -- that of our first female president. There are regular references to Hillary Clinton’s gender on the campaign trail, but has the…
By Karlyn Bowman and Heather Sims
It is likely that, despite people's enthusiasm to leave the EU, the vote will leave the UK’s most needy worse off than they were before the vote.
By Phillip Lohaus
Now that Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been convicted and sentenced for his role in violating federal mine safety laws, the story is not over. Here is why you should still care.
By Lisa Desjardins
Approach your longevity risk like you'd approach any other kind of insurable risk. In this case, it means waiting to collect much higher benefits.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
The Paris Agreement should affirm the central reason that countries are meeting: that every country can be made better off when all nations act together to address climate change. It should also underline that each country has a responsibility to…
What we need from Paris is an agreement that includes all countries and leaves no one behind. This means that it should be clear in its ambition, sending the strongest signal possible to all economic decision makers that we are…
When I tell people that our family tradition is to get takeout on the single greatest American holiday dedicated to home-cooking, they don’t know how to react.
Why is my existence such a threat to you? Why is being me not OK? After being called a [n-word] for the second time while walking across my campus, the place I call home, I had to ask myself these…
By Shadi Hamid
“Islamism” has become a bad word, because the Islamists we hear about the most often are those of ISIS and al-Qaeda. Most Islamists, however, are not jihadists or extremists; they are members of mainstream Islamist movements like the Muslim Brotherhood…
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