He is the director of Transatlantic Networks, a foreign policy institute in Königswinter, Germany and a frequent commentator on German radio and television.
For all the media sensationalism there isn’t so much a crisis in higher education as a solvable dilemma.
American higher education has a great past, but will it have a great future? Not if we let neoliberal right-wingers decide.
The fact that more people are going to college is a big problem. What we need is more education alternatives and less college.
The prevalence of cars in the American transportation landscape is not an issue of culture. It’s the result of historical accidents and individual choices.
Higher education must serve the public good and not corporate interests. It’s time for professors to work together to rescue the American Education System.
Reluctance aside, the world still needs an American superpower.
The demand for walkable neighborhoods is skyrocketing in the U.S. How are our communities rising to meet it?
While Americans have always rallied around their country in times of crisis, Europeans have abandoned the dream of a united Europe.