Opinions Blog

Online empowerment in Egypt

One of the most fascinating aspects of the quasi-revolution currently taking place in Egypt is the way protestors are organizing themselves. Over the weekend, The Daily Beast reported that many of the demonstrations have been organized by an unknown individual operating a dead man’s Facebook page. The operator is known by the name El Shaheed, meaning martyr. This […]

Clean Energy Not A Means for Job Creation Today

If you’ve watched but one State of the Union address, you know the formula for every yearly installment of the speech given within recent significant political history.  Large issues the President perceives as most pressing – recently, issues like defense and the economy – come first.  Issues the President deems less “doable” or significant come […]