The 2012 Chicago Council Survey of American Public Opinion shows a strong desire among Americans to move on from a decade of war, scale back spending, avoid major new military endeavors, and above all to see an economic turnaround.What are the steps to ameliorating our reput
The European Union (EU) is the world’s largest economy and foreign aid purveyor, and its defense spending surpasses that of the BRICs (the countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China) combined. Yet Europe is in a prolonged crisis.
Today, 42 million people around the world have fled from armed conflict and are searching for safety. The evening news often reminds us of the tent cities of Haiti or a refugee camp in Kenya but pays little attention to the millions who struggle with resettlement issues throughout the world.
Capitalist democracy is under stress. The European Union is engulfed in a sovereign debt crisis that threatens its very existence, while the United States is facing its own potentially devastating public finance crunch.
This summer sixteen students and six teachers from Walter Payton College Prep High School toured China as guests of President Hu Jintao and formed sister-school agreements with two of China’s premier schools.