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Biden gives Congress his vision to ‘win the 21st century’ –...

Karrin Vasby Anderson, Colorado State University; Ivory A. Toldson, Howard University, and Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury President Joe...

How millennials are affecting the price of your home

Jimmie Lenz, University of South Carolina It used to be that everyone wanted to buy a home, seeking pleasure and security, as well as the...

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the...

David W. Rasmussen, Florida State University In 1959, more than a third of all elderly Americans lived in poverty. Slashing that number to under 10...

Is bigger really better?

Alexandra Staub, Pennsylvania State University The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent...

California’s higher education: From American dream to dilemma

John R. Thelin, University of Kentucky For the Golden State of California, 1960 was a golden year: It was a time of rapid development, when...

Rural America: Where Sam Shepard’s roots ran deepest

John J. Winters, Bridgewater State University When Sam Shepard died on July 27 the world lost one of the greatest playwrights of the past half-century....

The most American pop culture phenomenon of them all

Katherine Meizel, Bowling Green State University “American Idol” was “born” exactly nine months after 9/11. The timing was significant, because since its premiere on June...

How do we ensure the next generation of workers…

How do we ensure the next generation of workers isn't worse off than the last? Discussions about the future of work are clearly in the...

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The Life and Mission of Atul Tandon, Recipient of Life &...

Ending Extreme Poverty Atul Tandon is fighting for one big goal: to end extreme poverty in his lifetime.  An Indian-born banker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is...