• Justice Scalia must resign

    Justice Antonin Scalia needs to resign from the Supreme Court. He’d have a lot of things to do. He’s a fine public speaker and teacher. He’d be a heck of a columnist and blogger. But he really seems to aspire to being a politician — and that’s the problem.

  • E.J. Dionne: "Religion is Always There (video)

    The Washington Post columnist and author of Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent talks religion and politics with correspondent Kim Lawton and says, “Religion is always there below the surface in our politics”

  • Study: Georgia to add most health-care jobs

    Georgia and Utah will add more health-care jobs than any other states between 2010 and 2020, according to a new report by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

  • States' rights, no; corporate rights, yes

    The corporate conservative majority on the Supreme Court was at it again on Monday. By its customary 5 to 4 vote, the court threw out a Montana law that had been on the books since 1912, banning corporate spending on elections.

  • Rivlin, Domenici Urge Tax-Cut Extension, Then Overhaul

    Two longtime leaders on federal budget issues suggested that current tax levels should be extended past 2012, but only as part of a process that nudges Congress to overhaul a range of tax and other fiscal policies next year.

  • Rethinking the Relationship Between Work and School

    In recent weeks, fresh-faced college students across America have donned caps and gowns and filed toward their future to the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance," proud parents beaming in the background. No turning back now.

  • Obama: Keep the Change
  • Sad summer in the city seen for U.S. job-hunting teens

    Job-hunting teenagers in cities across the United States face the third bleak summer in a row.

  • STEM Education Is the Key to the U.S.'s Economic Future

    A close look at American unemployment statistics reveals a contradiction: Even with unemployment at historically high levels, large numbers of jobs are going unfilled.

  • Working Hypothesis: STEM Jobs Need Better Branding