By Richard Mohr
Today — June 1 — the state of Illinois married Robert Switzer and me three years ago. How does that work?
By Paul T. Manion
It is strange that it seems so difficult to find meaningful information on the actual economic effect of the proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10 per hour.
I am spending May in Shanghai as a visiting scholar at Fudan University, where I am teaching a short course in American government for smart senior undergraduate students. I also lecture to graduate students on various topics in American politics. The English of my students is impressive indeed, and no translation is needed.
By Gene Budig and Alan Heaps
Earlier this month, the nation celebrated National Teacher Day and Teacher Appreciation Week.
We would be wise to support teachers in any way we can. In an increasingly competitive, technological and connected world, our individual and collective welfare depends on education. And education depends on teachers.
By Carol Mizrahi
Before my recent appointment at a local medical clinic, I was given a form to complete. More of the same, I thought, putting my pencil to paper. But halfway down the list of questions, I edited my thinking. This questionnaire was definitely not "more of the same." This one had gone where no others had gone before. "How many sexual partners have you had?" I was asked.