Peter Morici is a professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission.
It's bad, but as this economist explains, it would have been a lot worse if thousands of Americans had not just given up.
President Obama has declared the U.S. must respond to the threat of climate change; however, his plan will likely hasten the pace of global warming according to this academic.
Peter Morici says for the GOP to win elections, it must abandon long-held beliefs and biases.
This academic says the tax and spending package passed by the Senate and House provides little prospects of improvement.
More self control in rhetoric and authentic mutual respect could give us a civility, argues the out-spoken academic.