government policy

Trump Should Follow Nixon’s Lead on the Environment

Many comparisons have been made between U.S. President Donald Trump and former President Nixon. Few, if any, have had positive connotations. However, Trump…

How Printer Cartridges Could Change Patent Law as We Know It

A case before the Supreme Court over the "ownership"of a printer cartridge could have profound impact on our rights when it comes to…

Ethics for Healthcare and Public Administration Professionals

Maintaining an ethical framework requires leadership that leads by example.

5 American Behaviors That Define Our Healthcare Costs and Solutions

America is desperate for affordable health care, but we'll have to change these five behaviors first.

3 Steps To Lower Drug and Health Insurance Prices

American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation…

Climate Change Policies and Federal Funding Cuts Could Impact Military, Developing Nations

When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said "spending on…

NCAA Silent On North Carolina’s Repeal and Replace of ‘Bathroom Bill’

Last week North Carolina passed legislation that aimed to reverse the state's so-called "bathroom bill." But many in the LGBT community say the…

Walmart Boycott Over Climate Change Looming . . . Or Not

Walmart is setting itself up for a boycott over its position on climate change and the Clean Power Plan rollback, but the chances…

U.S. Health Care Still Stands At A Dangerous Crossroad

Even though the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) has been withdrawn, Americans' access to affordable health care remains vulnerable.

Finally: Flint’s Lead-Tainted Water Pipes Will Be Replaced by 2020

After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city's water crisis. But they didn't explain why it…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…

On Climate Change, America Is Less Divided Than We Think

Seventy-five percent of Americans want carbon dioxide regulated as a pollutant, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Yale Program on Climate…

Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan Will Hurt U.S. Jobs, Competitiveness

Donald Trump promised to be “the greatest jobs president that God has ever created.” That won’t happen by rolling back policies like the…

Coal Executive to Trump: You Can’t Bring Mining Jobs Back

One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how…

The Other Shoe Drops: Trump Signs Executive Order Gutting Environmental Protections

Today U.S. President Donald Trump set in motion a reversal of support for environmental protection, climate and earth science, and basic energy research.…