The Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984 was passed to help bring generic drug competition into the pharmaceutical market, but panelists at a June 23rd Center for American Progress (CAP) discussion argued that the U.S. government should be doing more to regulate pharmaceutical companies.
Articles By: Alana Goodman
During a panel discussion on domestic human rights at the Center for American Progress (CAP) on June 17th, audience members learned that they had quite a few inalienable rights that they might have missed in the U.S. Constitution.
The atmosphere was somber at the Victims of Communism Memorial on June 16th, as speakers urged attendees to remember those who perished under past communist regimes as well as those who suffer under them still.
The Obama administration’s auto task force, which is headed by former New York Times journalist Steve Rattner, has been criticized for its lack of experienced members.
In many states, a woman does not need to claim that she has been physically abused in order to receive a restraining order—she can claim emotional abuse or “fear” of physical abuse.
As President Obama began his Middle East tour on Wednesday, June 3, Israeli and U.S. foreign policy experts expressed skepticism about the new U.S. administration’s proposals, which many believe are simply a rehash of previous failed policies.
With the U.S. unemployment rate hitting a 25-year record high of 9.4 percent in May, economists have expressed pessimism about the future of the economy, but were quick to draw distinctions between the current recession and the Great Depression.<
President Obama’s recent commitment to raise the U.S. graduation rate to the highest in the world has left education policy experts conflicted on how to best increase college access and affordability.
At Philadelphia’s School of the Future (SOF), textbooks have been replaced with laptops and high schoolers are taught core curriculum through technology-based programs like YouTube and instant messenger.
As pundits and politicians bicker back and forth about the cause of our country’s problems—the healthcare system, the free market, gay marriage—journalist Mark Steyn points to one root catalyst for our nation’s difficulties: indolence.