To address D.C.'s miserable unemployment rate, Brookings Institution fellow Martha Ross says the District needs to embrace a concrete decade-long goal to get its young people on track for full-time work.
Half of D.C. residents who have served time in prison or jail may be unemployed, according to a new report from the Council for Court Excellence. Commentator June Kress says this threatens the city's long-term economic health and public safety, and tells the story of James -- one such offender.
Many children now spend far more time watching TV than reading, something that commentator Bonnie Auslander wasn't happy to see happening in her own home. Now, at her home, the trend is going in the other direction.
Survey results show that job satisfaction amongst federal workers is down 1.5 percent this year -- Ed O'Keefe of the Washington Post offers insight the meaning behind the discrepancies between agencies.
Halloween conjures images of costumed children trick-or-treating through neighborhoods, lugging sacks full of candy. But for mother of six Vineeta Ribeiro, Halloween is fraught with tough decisions and more than one serving of guilt.
A new film out today called Anonymous questions the authorship of Shakespeare’s works and are based on the premise that British nobleman Edward de Vere was responsible for his enduring plays. Commentator Norman Allen, a playwright and an educator, cries foul at the notion that only the elite can achieve greatness.
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