This was a chilling message to Indiana minorities who continue to suffer from bias crimes with little legal protection from their Legislature.
Most studies suggest that increased legal immigration will result in a positive impact on our economy.
The challenge is that social value is hard to achieve when making a profit or worrying about the bottom line.
Have we considered that education can be not only utilitarian but also transformative? Transformative not in terms of the economic benefits it can produce, but in the way it can lead to meaningful lives and a better world.
Innovators and entrepreneurs (business and philanthropic) sometimes have to go beyond that which we know is achievable.
Hollywood, when it wants to, can change narratives and transform the way we think about creatures, beings and people.
As a former civil rights investigator, I have rarely heard prejudice stated directly.
We need a solution for DACA recipients. They should be allowed a pathway to citizenship.
Politicizing this issue doesn’t help us develop a better solution.
The tax reform debate has little connection to research, data or thought-out policy implications.
There are two fundamental questions. First, is it the responsibility of lawmakers to create a long-term, sustained commitment to the regular upkeep of our infrastructure? Second, how do we fund this commitment?
Perhaps parents who are under 65 but lack insurance should be allowed to be added to their children’s insurance.
This man didn’t understand the difference between actions that cost people their lives and a Facebook post that simply articulates unprofessional business practice.
We should require each political party to develop, fund and implement its own mechanisms to select electoral candidates.
Although the president is having popularity problems in the United States, he has a very deep level of support among the people I met in Saudi Arabia.
Gov. Eric Holcomb hosted Muslim Hoosiers at the Muslim Alliance of Indiana-organized Muslim Day at the Statehouse a few weeks ago.
Many have seen Bill Clinton’s triangulation as simply a pragmatic way of making public policy in the center. Through the lens of history, I disagree.
Donald Trump’s coalition was not the same as Barack Obama’s, his language was not inspiring, but he promised the same outcome: The American people are the change and must rise up as a social movement to defeat the party elite.
I hope my son is inspired by great American heroes rather than drowning in appropriate contempt for the GOP politicians who value electoral partisan victory over the core values of their party.