November 25, 2017

Trump Speaks at The UN: 5 Takeaways

The president threatened North Korea and decried the decimation of the American middle class – but didn’t have much praise for the work of the United Nations. Read More »

Mental Health Impact of Major Disasters Like Harvey and Irma

After the storm is over, it's time to rebuild – and natural disasters can affect survivors' health for years to come. Read More »

How Renewable Energy Will Excel Despite the Trump Admin

Donald Trump has famously called climate change a hoax. He’s been a bit more ambiguous about his views since he started his presidential campaign, but still seems to lean more on the side of disbelief. His policies certainly don’t place much importance on combating climate change or using more renewable energy. His rhetoric has focused much more on coal and ... Read More »

Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

Saturated media coverage of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma can make it seem like disasters happen all the time. Is the frequency of billion-dollar disasters really rising? Read More »

How Congress Can Make DACA Even Better

Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA's success. An immigration expert explains how. Read More »

Immigration Activists React to End of DACA

Many immigration advocacy groups oppose the Trump administration's announcement to terminate the DACA program, calling it "un-American". Read More »

Will Uber Get its Acts Together?

Despite having fallen on what should be a gold mine, Uber has been navigating from one degrading headline to the next these days. Read More »

After Harvey, Texans Will Think Differently About Hurricane Risks

Many people may have stayed put during Hurricane Harvey because no storm that big had struck Texas since 1961. But like New Orleans after Katrina, Texas is likely to be much better prepared next time. Read More »

James Mattis’ War

Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war." Read More »

Protecting American Democracy from Hackers

If the US wants to maintain a transparent and trusted democratic process, it must urgently address the evolving threat of hackers' interference in the election process. Read More »