Op-Ed: Why Congress Should Care About the Laws of Physics
May 7, 2021
Recent research seems to challenge the fundamentals of the field. The U.S. should support the quest for answers.
March 2, 2021
Vernon Jordan lived a singular American life. As a trusted counselor to presidents and elected officials at every level, a devoted civil rights leader who transcended party and worked to bridge divides, and a strong voice within the business community and corporate boardrooms, the influence he wielded and the insights he shared strengthened our nation in too many ways to count – most of them away from the spotlight he was content to let others have. Over the years I got to know him, I was among the legions who benefited from his wisdom. His influence and good work – and the values it advanced – will far outlast him.
February 7, 2021
There are few people we can truly call statesmen, and George Shultz was one of them. He was a giant on the world stage. His accomplishments, which include ushering in the end of the Cold War, touched all facets of American life. After leaving office, George remained a respected and important voice on major issues, […]
January 28, 2021
America’s schoolchildren and teachers have just gotten some very good news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After reviewing data from multiple studies in the U.S. and abroad, the agency has concluded that in-person schooling poses very little risk of coronavirus transmission as long as basic safety precautions are followed. That should send a clear message to governors, mayors and teachers’ union leaders: It’s time to open the schools.
December 14, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge to rejoin the Paris climate agreement sends an important signal to the world about U.S. leadership. But the action will merely take us back to four years ago. To push us forward, on his first day in office, President Biden should bring together a group of G-20 leaders to join the U.S. in endorsing a mandatory standard for global businesses to measure and report the risks they face from climate change.