The Supreme Court was right Wednesday to stop a lone federal district court judge in San Francisco from blocking a Trump administration policy designed to limit the ability of Central American migrants to seek asylum in the U.S.
Come the time President Trump faces the electorate next year, he’ll have some explaining to do for promises unmet—for openers, not cancelling all funding of “sanctuary” cities, not pushing for congressional term limits, not bringing back waterboarding.
Last week I argued that one of the greatest challenges facing elementary educators is the vast gulf in readiness levels between their high- and low-achieving students. Some kids enter first grade ready for Diary of a Wimpy Kid, if not Harry Potter, while others are still sounding out their letters. We looked at how two very different school models—Rocketship and Wildflower—cope.
President Trump's commendable tweet about Condoleezza Rice Tuesday night got some pundits buzzing over whether he's put her on his short list of candidates to replace his outgoing national security adviser John Bolton.
Appearing in Chicago on the 18th anniversary of 9/11, former Defense Secretary James Mattis recalled how he first heard about the terrorist attacks on his car radio while a brigadier general in the Marines, newly arrived at Camp Pendleton from a senior post in the Pentagon.
A senior fellow from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution named Niall Ferguson commented that the two leading economies in the world have already brought themselves to the first step of a long Cold War. Ferguson said this on September 6, 2019 to Steve Sedgwick at Italy’s Ambrosetti Forum. He further said that under the current circumstance, it was impossible for President Trump to put a stop to the trade conflict between U.S and China and mend the damage done.
Rising tuition increases are nothing new, and with the student debt crisis recently reaching 1.5 trillion dollars, most every student can feel the pressure of paying tuition now and paying it off later.
As the final week of the legislative session was winding down, the Senate and Assembly in party-line votes approved Assembly Bill 5, which will codify the state Supreme Court’s Dynamex ruling, leaving as many as 2 million freelance workers with an unsure future.
Among Democrats, the “public option” may be rising in discussions as a less radical approach to health insurance than “Medicare for All” (M4A). Yet history suggests caution over this seemingly more pragmatic approach.
This week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with bipartisan support because lawmakers wanted the government to do more to combat violence against women, ensure those who abuse and assault women are held accountable, and address new threats. While we have certainly made progress, our work is not done.