Little fuss has been made about the Democratic presidential candidates’ views on higher education spending. The Higher Education and Lifetime Learning Act — proposed last year by Democrats Evan Bayh and Rahm Emanuel and now mired in Congressional committees with other pieces of political profligacy — is a helpful harbinger of their agenda. Under the […]
Adam Creighton is a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford. He is Australian and lived in Sydney for 25 years.
JP Morgan Chase and Co. harvested a bright new recruit in early January. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair joined the venerable U.S. bank as a senior advisor. He will provide “briefings on political trends” to the company’s senior management and participate in senior-level client events. Blair says he “hopes to help the company grow.” […]
“I’ve led a government that has taken this country from deep debt to strong prosperity…. I’ve led a government that has reformed the Australian economy and left it the envy of the world….We bequeath to Labor a nation that is stronger and prouder and more prosperous than it was 11 and a half years ago.” […]