At a glance, the idea of college athletes unionizing might seem a little silly. In the minds of the American public, we link unions with “Big Labor”: established industries with thousands (or millions) of employees that keep our economy running on all cylinders. Currently, however, many student-athletes are devoting timeRead More
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President Obama announced last Friday that the State Department will delay a decision on the completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline indefinitely, The New York Times reported. The proposed pipeline would span 1700 miles, carrying crude oil from Canada to refineries along the Gulf Coast. The decision to delay constructionRead More
We have an interesting class of politicians now in the U.S. that still believe in a guns-blazing approach to solving modern international problems. Republican Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain slammed the measures taken by the U.S. and EU to stifle Russia last week, calling the response “laughable.” “TheRead More
Have you ever gotten an expensive gift from someone that you didn’t know very well? Maybe you loved it, but getting a lavish gift may have also made you at least a little nervous. Why did the giver feel that they needed to get you item X, and what areRead More
Gordon Brown is the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and a Member of Parliament for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. He is chair of the Policy and Initiatives Board of the World Economic Forum and also serves as a Global Fellow of New York University as well as the ChancellorRead More