(By Joseph Maroney, '76 Contributor) As Kevin Spacey mentioned during an interview with the World Economic Forum, “The classroom is probably the single space that we all know has not changed at all since the beginning of
National Public Radio (NPR) recently published a story on why millions of Americans are leaving the workforce. The four reasons they came up with: More people are retiring, going to college, staying home with the kids, and simply cannot find work. Well, maybe NPR should have included a fifth reason 36 percent of Americans 16 or over – the highest rate since the 1980s – are currently out of the labor market: it would actually cost them money to get a job.
(’76 Contributor) President Obama made a revealing statement in a June 7 press conference regarding the National Security Agency’s surveillance of cell phone and Internet records. “That’s not to suggest that you just say, ‘Trust me, we’re doing the right thing,