Global Policy Studies & International Security

The Kernels of the EU

Since the summer before I started attending the LBJ School of Public Affairs to four weeks before the end of my first semester there has been one topic in and out of news headlines: Greece and the European Union. The headlines have read just about everything from Greece defaulting on its’ loans, to credit rating […]

Economics & Trade Policy

Consumer Confidence Courtesy of Warren Buffett

  “Americans are rapidly losing faith in the ability of Congress to deal with our country’s fiscal problems. Only action that is immediate, real and very substantial will prevent that doubt from morphing into hopelessness. That feeling can create its own reality.” This statement stood out to me as I read an op-ed written by […]