Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. As Richard Weaver once said in his book “Ideas Have Consequences,” ideas have consequences. During this season, other discussion programs look at the major events of the year. Here on “Think Tank,” we want to try something different, to look at the ideas that have been bubbling to the
Michael: We’re here today with Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Thank you very much for being with us today here at AEI. Sue: Sure. Glad to be here. Michael: You’ve done quite a bit. You had a public event this morning with Arthur Brooks, and I think you just finished
Good morning class. First of all, just an honor. Thank you for having me, I appreciate this. A couple of years ago, I had the honor of attending a panel, a conference at The Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia. A black male educator by the name of Derek McCoy, was asked a question around sustainability,
A year with so many exciting nominees and a race we’re all excited to watch. And, no, I’m not talking about the election. I’m talking about the the Grammys. Nominations for 2020 Grammy Awards are out, and there’s a new class in town. Lizzo, one of three newcomers, leads the way with eight nominations, including
Robert: If someone like me chooses a private school that’s not only unremarkable, it’s uncontroversial, you know. Nobody questions my ability to do this. Now along comes an Eva Moskowitz and figures out a way to give low-income people of color something similar and now it’s a problem. Nat: Robert Pondiscio, thanks for coming in.
. American colleges and universities are failing in one of their most basic missions: to equip students with the tools they need for a career. Many students graduate ill-prepared to earn a living and pay off the debt they’ve accumulated getting their degrees. Forty percent of those who start college don’t finish within six years.
For most jobs, it’s understood that you can be fired, whether for crime, incompetence, or just poor performance. But what if your job happens to be the most powerful position in the country, or the world? That’s where impeachment comes in. Impeachment isn’t the same as actually removing someone from office. Like an indictment in
you can’t silence the emotion, you can’t stop the motion, you can’t kill an ocean look at the millions of hearts in a tornado of devotion; our martyrs are not dead they have leapt ahead and awoken millions from bed, God has promised and said, His name and their remembrance is our bread and the