One of the founders of PayPal is giving 24 people under age 20 $100,000 to skip or quit college and start a business instead. Today’s Question: Would you take $100,000 to forgo college?
Today is Memorial Day, a federal holiday dedicated to the memory of soldiers who have died in America’s wars. Today’s Question: Who do you think about on Memorial Day?
Social networks have played a major role in the so-called Arab Spring. In light of that, leaders at the G8 Summit in France are being urged to view Internet access as a basic human right. Today’s Question: Does Internet access rise to the level of a human right?
Travel is going to seem expensive this year. Gas prices alone are more than a dollar per gallon higher than last Memorial Day weekend. Today’s Question: Have you altered your travel plans because of the economy?
Mixed Blood Theater in Minneapolis has announced that it will stop charging for admission to its shows. Potential patrons had identified ticket prices as a barrier. Today’s Question: How big a role do ticket prices play in your choice of entertainment options?
President Obama says he wants to resume work on a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. He favors a two-state solution drawn roughly along the lines of Israel’s 1967 borders. Today’s Question: What’s the best way to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute?
By law, the Minnesota Legislature must adjourn by midnight tonight. The governor could call a special session to address any unfinished work. Today’s Question: How would you grade the performance of the governor and Legislature this session?
Predictions about the end of the world come and go. The one getting all the attention just now says the end will begin at 6 p.m. this Saturday. Today’s Question: Why are we so interested in predictions about the end of the world?
Recent days have seen developments in the Republican race for president. Some prominent names have joined the field of candidates, and some have left. Today’s Question: What do you think of the field of Republican presidential candidates?
The United States has reached its debt limit and may default on its loan obligations. Some Republicans say they’ll refuse to raise the limit unless they get deep cuts in government spending. Today’s Question: Is threatening a default a good way to exert political leverage?