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  • Working mothers, double standards and what bugs me about Tina Fey

    There are two reasons that American women continue to be obsessed about balancing motherhood and work in a way that most American men are not. First off, biology: Until men can get pregnant, give birth and lactate, there is never going to be a day where...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins

    When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
  • Salaries for college athletes not on Ramogi Huma's agenda

    The group behind the effort to unionize Northwestern athletes isn’t interested in advocating for salaries for them. In a forum at the Aspen Institute in Washington on Thursday, College Athletes Players Assn. President Ramogi Huma refuted the notion...
  • Conference kicks off Kerry's plan to boost Palestinian economy

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague. A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
  • Why 9/11 can happen again

     Why 9/11 can happen again
    In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
  • Abu Dhabi Boosts Hollywood Connections

    Abu Dhabi's twofour54, already picked by Disney to line-produce the United Arab Emirates portion of the "Star Wars: Episode VII" shoot, along with regional content creator Image Nation, are pushing on several fronts to gain Hollywood business and create a...
  • About David Armstrong

    About David Armstrong
    J. David Armstrong, Jr. brings more than 25 years of experience as a state and national leader in higher education and economic development to his presidency at Broward College. He leads one of the largest and most diverse colleges in America, enrolling...
  • CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note

    CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note
    A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
  • Aspen to announce top community college Tuesday, Broward College in running

    Broward College will find out Tuesday whether it’s the recipient of an award for the nation’s top community college, and the $1 million prize that goes with it. The Aspen Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based education policy group, named...
  • A new front in the TV wars

    The big television networks have faced all number of challenges in recent years. But they could be done in by something called Aereo. Most people probably haven't heard of Aereo, which has been rolling out its video service for just over a year and...