A recent study by Giovanni Peri, an economist at the University of California-Davis, found that immigration has no effect on poverty rates and in fact has increased employment among native-born Americans from 2000-2009:
Marine Corps Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira, age 22 and an Atlanta native, lost both of his legs 11 months ago while serving in Afghanistan. His recovery took place at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, just outside of Washington, D.C. Now LCpl Ferreira walks -- and runs -- on prosthetic legs.
The Aspen Institute is known for asking what I like to call "killer questions." Since Aspen is in the business of ideas, they know that questions have a way of focusing the mind on what we know and don't know, spurring on that tumbling, teaming process of
With Thanksgiving approaching, a season of eating and giving in America, it’s not only about the notion of thankfulness, but gratefulness. Did your Granny, like mine, always say to you come Thanksgiving, “Remember that children elsewhere have it worse than you?”