2015 Press Archive

Think Progress

7 Criticisms Of Affirmative Action That Have Been Thoroughly Disproved

December 11, 2015

During the Intelligence Squared debate last week, Roger Clegg, president and general counsel for the Center for Equal Opportunity, argued that a diverse campus and… more

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Ahead of Fisher Showdown, Experts Defend Affirmative Action

December 08, 2015

As the Supreme Court of the United States again prepares to consider arguments in Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin today, the arguments… more


QE Quarterback: Fed Sees 'Through Wall Street's Eyes'

November 28, 2015

This month marks the seventh anniversary of the Federal Reserve's first round of quantitative easing — the program that more than quadrupled the central bank's… more

The Street

The Fed's QE Program Has Been Great for Banks, But Maybe Not for Your Wallet

November 19, 2015

Quantitative easing has been good for Wall Street, but has it done anything for the average American? It's debatable. At an event this week in… more

The Street

If Central Banks Print More Money, Will It Lead to Economic Prosperity?

November 18, 2015

While most agree that the U.S. narrowly avoided a second Great Depression, how that happened isn't agreed upon. In fact, whether QE works at all… more


There Is a Better Way to Run Presidential Debates. Actually, There Are Several.

November 05, 2015

We are now four debates into the 2016 presidential campaign, and the emerging consensus is that the format stinks. Yes, there may be some entertaining… more


Smart Drugs for College Kids

November 05, 2015

Pop a pill, ace a test. If you could take a pill that would instantly make you work harder, improve your brain function and make… more

The GW Hatchet

Are Smart Drugs a Smart Choice? Experts Debate at SMPA

November 03, 2015

If there was a pill that could make everyone smarter and more focused, how many people would take it? This question was the subject of… more

Washington Post

‘Smart Drugs’ Are Here — Should College Students Be Allowed to Use Them?

November 03, 2015

We use coffee to stay awake, good food and nutrition to stay healthy and alert. But if there was a drug that made you smarter,… more


Why Banning Smart Drugs for College Students Is Impossible, Evil

November 03, 2015

Should college students be allowed to take Adderall and Modafinil to improve their academic performance, or should universities treat these so-called “smart drugs” the same… more