Mitt Romney’s Desperate VP Choice

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You have to wonder about the level of Mitt Romney’s desperation to select Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate. By all accounts, Mr. Ryan seems like a nice all-American guy: former McDonald’s employee, waiter, and personal fitness trainer. But all of these ordinary working class jobs Ryan held in his youth do not cover […]

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On ‘Mad Men,’ Past is Prologue

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Mad Men is about to make Emmy history with the highest number of nominations for a drama series. The show depicts an era of American history when the priorities, preferences, and opinions of men prevailed in the public and private spheres of American life, often to the detriment of women. While the show is set […]

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PolicyTalk: Arturo Vargas of NALEO Discusses the Impact of Growth in Latino Communities

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The latest census showed that the United States has seen significant growth in its Latino population. Arturo Vargas, Executive Director of National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), discusses what this means for Latino communities and how NALEO is working to make sure they are properly represented during redistricting at the local, state […]

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Tax Cuts for America’s Students

It is extremely difficult to get a decent job in today’s economy without a college degree. As the cost of tuition rises, students are forced to take out larger loans to pay for school. America’s college students are finding themselves signing away their destinies just so they can have more opportunities to succeed in life. […]

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