Our Future Depends On This!

No question about it, money in politics is destroying our democracy, corrupting our national priorities, and placing the future of our nation in jeopardy. Big money has become one of the most dangerous forces we face — and the problem is only getting worse. Accelerated by Citizens United and weak campaign finance rules, our elections now run on an obscene...

Let’s Draft Our Kids

As we explore and innovate new solutions to the social and environmental problems we face, sometimes we have to think way outside the box. Where are there assets and resources laying idle, underused, or mis-deployed that could be captured to address our many challenges? A few weeks ago, Thomas E. Ricks, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and...