A Family Tradition: Interview with Lance Corporal Vince Schneider
Posted Monday, October 31
This morning, U.S. Marine Vince Schneider, of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, has returned to his company to prepare for their departure to Iraq.
Making Change: Can Business Make the World Better?
Posted Tuesday, October 25
At Case last week, faculty, students, and business leaders came together to consider what role business - and business school curricula - could play in changing the world for the better. ideastream's Cindi Deutschman-Ruiz attended some of the three-day summit, and as part of Making Change: Building the Region's Future, prepared this report.
The Republican Revolution: An Interview with Newt Gingrich
Posted Monday, October 24
More than ten years ago, Newt Gingrich drew up a Contract with America. As Speaker of the House, he promised the Republican-controlled Congress would lower taxes, make government smaller and more responsive. He promised a balanced budget, tort reform and welfare reform. Much of what Gingrich promised was passed, and Americans still feel the effects of that landmark legislation today. Recently, Mr. Gingrich has been calling for health care reform, and he's come Cleveland to speak at the Cleveland Clinic's medical innovation summit and the Town Hall series. He spoke to ideastream's Dan Moulthrop about the way to fix the nation's health care system, what happened to the Republican Revolution, and whether he'll make a run for the White House in 2008.
Beating the Cost of Natural Gas: Home Weatherization
Posted Friday, October 21
Are you an energy hog? That's what the Bush administration is asking Americans facing soaring natural gas prices in the wake of lost production following hurricanes Katrina and Rita. This winter residents in the Midwest - the part of the country most dependent on natural gas for heating - could see monthly bills more than double what they were last year. So even if you already set your thermostat to 68, maybe the government is right in thinking it's time to dust off some old energy conservation tips. ideastream's Karen Schaefer reports.
Making Change: Renewable Energy
Posted Friday, October 7
After living with widely fluctuating - and generally skyrocketing - energy prices for months, Americans are showing more interest these days in alternatives to fossil fuels. But for some, the desire to increase the country's use of renewable energy - like solar or wind power - is nothing new. As part of Making Change: Building the Region's Future, ideastream's Cindi Deutschman-Ruiz reports on such efforts underway in Ohio.