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Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking

Sandra Stotsky
December 11, 2012

The misplaced stress on informational texts (no matter how much is literary nonfiction) reflects the limited expertise of Common Core’s architects and sponsoring organizations in curriculum a

The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

Patrick Louis Knudsen
December 10, 2012

One of the major complications in the current fiscal cliff debate is that both sides are overreaching, trying to tie a near-term resolution to a sweeping deficit reduction plan that would add

Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

Patrick Louis Knudsen
December 12, 2012

If plunging over the fiscal cliff in January would threaten the nation’s economy, Congress and the President could also do harm in another way: by dodging the cliff through gimmicks and bogus

Fiscal Cliff: What Congress Should Do

Patrick Louis Knudsen
November 14, 2012

Having squandered most of 2012 with posturing and delay, Congress and the President are now careening toward a budgetary precipice of their own making.

A Scare for the Web: Will Congress Let the Internet Tax Ban Expire?

James L. Gattuso
October 22, 2007

Unless Congress intervenes, this Halloween will be an especially scary one for U.S. Internet users.

The Alarming Trend of Cybersecurity Breaches and Failures in the U.S. Government Continues

Paul Rosenzweig
November 13, 2012

This summer, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (CSA) failed to pass the Senate, with Democrats and Republicans alike voting against the bill.

The Alarming Trend of Cybersecurity Breaches and Failures in the U.S. Government

Paul Rosenzweig
May 24, 2012

The number of cybersecurity attacks on, and breaches within, the United States government has been growing. The U.S.

The Alarming Trend of Cybersecurity Breaches and Failures in the U.S. Government

Paul Rosenzweig
May 24, 2012

The number of cybersecurity attacks on, and breaches within, the United States government has been growing. The U.S.

Cyber Security Internet And Technology Regulation

Paul Rosenzweig
November 15, 2012

The Administration has now released a draft executive order (EO) on cybersecurity, and with President Obama’s recent re-election, the likelihood that the EO will be issued has only increased.

Hydraulic Fracturing: Critical for Energy Production, Jobs, and Economic Growth

Nicolas Loris
August 28, 2012

Abstract: Energy production on private lands in the United States has been one of the most promising success stories in recent years, at a time when the country has struggled

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