4 Reasons Hillary Clinton is the Greatest Secretary of State of All Time

From Texts From Hillary to her record-breaking travel schedule, here are the top four reasons that Hillary Clinton is the best Secretary of State imaginable.


College Board National Mall Protests: 5 Reasons We Need Education Reform Now

The College Board turned the National Mall into a classroom to get policymakers focused on education in 2012. Here are 5 reasons why they should listen.

Online Universities: The Future of Elite Education

Does the emergence of online education mean future generations will be able to get an Ivy League education without the hefty price tag?

6 Ways to Say 'Thank You' on Teacher Appreciation Week

Your teacher never really liked those apples you gave her. Here are six fun, socially-good ways to say 'thank you' during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Joel Ward NHL Twitter Controversy Raises Questions About Cyber Racism

Washington Capitals' Joel Ward should be basking in the glory of his game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins last night. Instead, he’s become the center of a controversy over racist tweets.

3 Hottest Trends in Education Reform

Education innovators and traditional educators don't always agree on how to drive education reform. Here are the hot areas of innovation that might be promising for both sides.

Trayvon Martin Case vs. Kony 2012: Why is Martin’s Murder Not More Popular?

The Kony 2012 campaign and Trayvon Martin both involve the brutal story of a perpetrator and victim. Why, then, has the Martin case not captured as much attention?

A Graduate Degree in Public Policy Is Not Worth Your Time or Money

Other graduate degrees like a JD or MBA would better serve those seeking to go into the public policy field.

To Build the American Dream 2.0, Start With Reforming U.S. Immigration Laws

Half of U.S-based startups were created by foreign born entrepreneurs, but U.S. immigration reform laws are making it harder for immigrants to create companies in America.

Shazi Visram, Aliya LeeKong, and Other South Asian Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Making a Mark

Fewer South Asian-American women have become big name entrepreneurs, but things might be changing. Take a look at these four women who are making a mark in everything from baby food to jewelry.

How New Startup Knewton Will Solve the Global Education Crisis

CEO Jose Ferreira has an ambitious agenda to fix global education, and he might just do it.


Why Only 10% of VC-Backed Startups Are Led By Women

Women occupy only 16% of board seats in Fortune 500 companies, 25% of CEO chairs, and only 10% of venture-backed startups. As such, women need more training to become successful entrepreneurs.

State Department Appoints Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as Global Cultural Ambassador

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's appointment as a Global Cultural Ambassador by the State Department tells a story about the U.S. that should be shared globally.

Barack Obama Google+ Hangout Fails to Answer Most Popular Questions From Users

Obama participated in his first-ever Google+ Hangout. Over 227,000 people posted 133,000+ questions – but the president failed to answer the most popular questions.

GOP Candidates Ron Paul & Mitt Romney Should Realize Why We Need Foreign Aid

Bill Gates' pledge of foreign aid to The Global Fund reflects Americans' support of overseas assistance even in an economic downturn. Too bad the GOP refuses to take note.

Post-SOTU Google+ Hangout and TweetUp Show Why President Obama Should Rely on Social Media in 2012 Campaign

President Obama's social media blitz around SOTU displays his commitment to bringing citizen engagement into politics, something he should emphasize in the 2012 election.


Could Oil Lead to a New Falklands War Between Britain and Argentina?

The Britain’s support of self-determination in the Falkland Islands only reveals the state’s interest in retaining British control over the islands’ considerable oil reserves.