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Ryan Changes the Race  


August 11, 2012  

Who says vice president picks do not matter? Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running... 

Creative Citizens need Innovative Government  


July 23, 2012  

Vienna was the center of European creativity in the years between 1780 and 1914. It was the city of Mozart and Beethoven.... 

Why the Debt Panel Failed  


November 21, 2011  

Today it became official. This U.S. Congress is incapable of making balanced and judicious policy decisions. The failure... 

Lost Leaders and Bold Alternatives  


November 14, 2011  

Leadership, like all historical phenomena, moves in cycles. Periods of boldness (think of the 1940s, the 1980s, and the early... 

Why 9/11 Doesn’t Matter  


September 9, 2011  

The newspapers are filled with images and recollections from the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks, but no one seems to... 

After Mubarak  


February 12, 2011  

The resignation of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak marks a major turning point in the Middle East. His thirty-year rule provided... 

Obama Should Create a Third Party  


February 25, 2010  

Barack Obama’s election in 2008 was an insurgent victory amidst the stalemate in American politics. He ran as an agent...