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Under Trump, tech giants fear a shortage of highly skilled foreign workers

Under Trump, tech giants fear a shortage of highly skilled foreign workers

H-1B reform proposals would give priority to guest workers educated in the U.S.

One coal miner hangs his hard hat on Trump's promises

One coal miner hangs his hard hat on Trump's promises

Marty Cottingham spent 34 years mining the Blue Creek Coal Seam in Alabama. He retired last October, after the company he worked for, Walter Energy, declared bankruptcy and, with the blessing of a federal judge, canceled the

Work set to begin on $5.8 million Barnes addition

Work set to begin on $5.8 million Barnes addition

The Barnes Foundation made up for years of controversy surrounding its 2012 move to downtown Philadelphia by building what is almost unanimously considered an architectural marvel to hold its world-renowned collection of

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Essay: Trump presidency a reminder of the futility of despair, the duty of participation
Speak Easy | Amanda Leopold

Essay: Trump presidency a reminder of the futility of despair, the duty of participation

2016 marked my first presidential election as an eligible voter. Since Trump's victory, I have been surrounded by mourning and panic and sharp frustration. While I remain empathetic to these sentiments, oddly enough, this turn

Speak Easy | Youngmoo Kim

Essay: More creative approaches to learning can empower students of all ages

In our society, education has traditionally been the most accessible path to greater opportunity. Historically, the accumulation of skills, based on a foundation of literacy and numeracy, provided a clear route to a stable

National Interest | Dick Polman

'Eternal vigilance' in the age of Trump

For those of us in the American majority — the 53.9 percent of voters who refused to be fooled by Donald Trump's serial cons — the impending ascent of the aspiring autocrat sparks these fundamental questions: How best to

Speak Easy | David Woods

Essay: Are colleges teaching students how to think?

A friend once told me that he thought the principal value of his college education was to find a job that would provide him with enough money to pay for his kids to have one.

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Gallup polls Americans on this Inauguration Day

Gallup polls Americans on this Inauguration Day

NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.

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