China Hits Back On US Olympics Uniform, Ralph Lauren Row

China weighed in on Monday with a heavy dose of sarcasm regarding the recent controversy over U.S. Olympics team blazers, suggesting that perhaps members of congress should be banned from wearing anything or using any product that has been manufactured abroad.

What Has Happened To Lincoln’s Republican Party?

A compelling question concerning the nation's current political culture is: what has happened to the Republican Party? President Abraham Lincoln was the Republican Party's first president, elected in 1860. But do the values of today's Tea Party faction-dominated Republican Party match the values of Lincoln?

Technology Focus: Cybertools Provide Little Immunity

Consider: at New York’s Stuyvesant H.S., one of the best in the country, more than 80 students are ensnared in a cheating probe of a city language exam administered last month. Cellphone accounts are intercepted by cops. Is anything electronic immune?

Congress Wants To Slash NEA Budget, But Artists Fight Back

Americans for the Arts, Actors' Equity Association and the New York Innovate Theatre Foundation (NYIT) are just three of the groups that have been urging artists and arts enthusiasts around the country to write their local representatives and voice their opposition to cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts.

Will ObamaCare Strengthen Small Businesses?

Many small businesses have been paying nearly twice the amount for half the health care benefits that they are entitled to provide their employees. However, under the new health care mandate, health insurance will be more affordable for small companies.


U.S. Economy

On Jobs, The US Congress, And You

Cutting federal spending in 2012 could tip the U.S. economy back into a recession, just as it almost did in 1937. On the contrary, if the federal government spent more on infrastructure and public works projects now and in the immediate quarters ahead, it would create millions of jobs.