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National Imperative for Language Learning

January 28, 2011

Over the years, our education system has frequently addressed societal changes. As immigration transformed U.S. cities, “assimilation” became the goal. The civil rights movement’s mantra...

It’s The Money, Stupid

December 22, 2010

Some thirteen years ago, when I first began to think seriously about campaign finance reform, I thought that columnist George Will had it right: eliminate all restrictions on political giving...

The President Must Lead

November 26, 2010

The verdict from the commentariat is in: It is great that expert panels have presented plans to reduce the nation’s unsustainable debt load; but those plans aren&rsquo...

Fiscal Health Endorsement Campaign

September 28, 2010

As concerned business leaders, we ask you to add your name to the attached public statement of concern about the danger of large government budget deficits and public debt.Our...

Making Sense of Clawbacks and Holdbacks

July 27, 2010

The "clawback" of pay from high-level executives for malfeasance is a hot but complex topic. Designed properly, such a practice can be an important mechanism for corporate accountability. The Dodd-Frank...

CED Says Health Reform is Incomplete

March 23, 2010

Washington, D.C. March 23, 2010 – The enacted Senate health-reform bill and the pending reconciliation bill extend insurance coverage to 32 million Americans who don’t have it now.  That...