Lack of Character: Sufficient Cause to Remove a President?

When a president lacks the depth and breadth of character, should they be removed? Our answer sets the stage for future generations. 

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Tips for Taking Action from Claire Mahon

Most mornings in my home go something like this: wake up too early to the sound of smartphone alarm clock, rub eyes and check social media feeds and email, crawl back under covers due to overwhelming feelings of despair and frustration, get out of bed and push away the helplessness to work/mom/live. The words HUMAN…

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When Labels Lie

It is not a good time to be a pollster. Up until Tuesday, November 8, the presidential election felt less like an expression of democracy and more like a sporting event, complete with quarter by quarter updates on who was “up” and by how much. We even had a probability percentage on the likelihood of…

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The Coming Day After

Big decisions happen on a given day. Although big decisions do not happen every day, we know the big decision or event days when they come. Tomorrow is Election Day in the United States of America, and it is a big day. More than Election Day itself is the coming day after. Tomorrow sets a…

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Business Leaders Raising Political Voices

Politics and business have been intermixed for a long time. Even so, another shift is occurring. The Global Strategy Group began conducting an annual Business and Politics: Do They Mix? research study. The 2014 Annual study found that 56 percent of Americans “now believe that corporations should take a stance on political and social issues,…

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Presidential Views: Leading

In America, it is election time. Leaders are raising their voices and ideas, and many are concerned, confused, and conflicted. Worldwide, people are curious and anxious as well. Words are spewed with seemingly little thought, yet the words are what worry many, wondering if what is said would become what is done. History resonates. Past…

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Why Deep Thinking Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Big issues face us – macro and micro. To solve our issues and find common ground we need deep thinking now more than ever.

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Voter Wants to Find The Right Candidate for You

With the field of presidential hopefuls stretching far and wide, picking the right candidate feels like a daunting task. Sorting through the abundance of information about each one is time-consuming and intimidating. And can we even trust the barrage of sound bites? Like many successful apps in the marketplace, Voter was born out of a…

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Need to Vote

Guest Post by Ryan Schoenike Earlier this year a poll by the Harvard University Institute of Politics found that less than 1 in 4 Millennials under 30 “definitely” plans to vote in this year’s midterm elections. It’s crazy, especially when you consider all the issues facing our generation. Of those issues, none seems to be…

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Collaborative Millennial Leaders: Common Sense Action

If you’re like me, when you hear the word collaboration, the first thing that springs to mind is the American political system. Okay, maybe not. But if Andrew Kaplan and Sam Gilman have anything to say about it, someday that might actually be true. These collaborative Millennial leaders formed Common Sense Action (CSA) as sophomores at…

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Millennials Rising: Forward-Thinking Policy Options

Common Sense Action (CSA) is a Millennial grass-roots organization passionate about addressing important policies that really matter in the years and decades ahead. In working with many colleges around the United States and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), CSA just released the Agenda for Generational Equity (AGE), a comprehensive policy document with a menu of options on…

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The Snowball Effect of Life & Politics

Life gets cluttered. We accumulate things. When I moved from South Dakota to Washington, DC, everything I owned fit into a 1984 Chevy Cavalier. Seven plus years later, I needed one-fourth of a moving truck. Five years ago when we moved, I needed a whole moving truck. It is a snowball of things we gather….

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