Politics and Elections
Today America has a divided government, with a Democratic president and control of Congress split between Democrats in the Senate and Republicans in the House of Representatives. Political polarization is intense and the two parties seem unable to compromise on issues key to keeping the government running.
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he departs for Ethiopia aboard Air Force One from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi July 26, 2015. Obama told Kenyans on Sunday on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy, tackle corruption and end exclusion based on gender or ethnicity.
President Obama in Kenya and the 6th Presidential Global Entrepreneurship Summit
July 28, 2015, Steven R. Koltai
This past week, President Obama spoke at the Sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in his ancestral home of Kenya. In this post, Steven Koltai writes about the impact of President Obama's focus on the power of entrepreneurship to transform economies and lives abroad.
Politics and Elections
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A Practical Guide for Developing Enterprise Leaders
2014, Jackson A. Nickerson and Ronald Sanders, eds.
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2014, Bruce Jones
Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed
2013, Marvin Kalb
Essays on the Contemporary Meaning of the War of 1812
2012, Pietro S. Nivola and Peter J. Kastor, eds.
2012, Justin Vaïsse
Twelve Independent Ideas for Improving American Public Policy
2012, Benjamin Wittes, ed.
2011, Anthony Corrado and David B. Magleby, eds.
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2009, Bruce Jones, Carlos Pascual and Stephen John Stedman
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